Category Archives: Advent

Seasonal Busy-ness for Cork Diocesan Youth Council

It has been a busy few weeks for the Cork Diocesan Youth Council – CDYC. The Youth Advent Service was held in St. Fachtna’s Cathedral in Rosscarbery on the 1st December.  After Dean Peters welcomed everyone, he courageously stepped aside and … Continue reading

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All Are Welcome! ~ Christmas Services in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross announces the details of Christmas Services for the coming Festival (see further down this post for dates, places, and times). North, South, East and West in County Cork – the Church of … Continue reading

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Cork Diocesan Youth Council Asks Young People To Read Saint Mark’s Gospel Before Advent

CDYC (Cork Diocesan Youth Council) have set up an exciting ‘Advent Challenge’  for the young people in Cork, Cloyne & Ross. They are asked to follow reading programme that involves reading 2 chapters of the Gospel of Saint Mark each … Continue reading

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Advent and Christmas at Bandon Grammar School, Co. Cork

The new whole-time chaplain at Bandon Grammar School, the Reverend Anne Skuse, has been busy mobilising and supporting the school community during Advent and as Christmas approaches: first, an early morning Eucharist in the School Chapel to mark the start … Continue reading

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Photos of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Parishes have been sending in their photos of the recent season and festivals. Here is a gallery to give a flavour of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany around our Diocese:  

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Christmas and Advent Book Published by Canon Paul Willoughby

Canon Paul Willoughby, the Rector of Kilmocomogue Union of Parishes, covering  Bantry, Durrus and Castletownbere, has recently produced a booklet called ‘Presence and Presents. The real meaning of Christmas’. It was  launched at an Ecumenical pre-Advent gathering in Durrus Community … Continue reading

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