Category Archives: Bishop

Christmas Sermon preached by Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork

Christmas Day Sermon, 2016 Preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fin Barre, Cork The Christmas story is neither a nativity play nor a fairy tale.  It … Continue reading

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Joint Christmas Message of the Bishops of Cork: Dr John Buckley and Dr Paul Colton

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton Christmas 2016 As Bishops of Cork, we join in wishing you all a peaceful Christmas. We pray that God … Continue reading

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History of Ashton School, Cork To Be Launched

On Friday next, 2nd December, A History of Ashton School, Cork written by Dr Alicia StLeger, will be launched.  The book launch is open to the public and will take place at 7.30 p.m. at Ashton School.  Anyone associated with the school … Continue reading

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Olympian and Bishop Join Forces in Cork to Open and Bless Soft Surface Play Area at Their Old Primary School

St. Luke’s National School, Douglas, Cork recently developed a specialised soft surface play area for the children of the school. Two past pupils of the school – John Jermyn, member of the Irish Olympic Hockey team, and our school Patron, Bishop Paul … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Delivers Remembrance Sunday Oration at Cork War Memorial

At the invitation of the Cork Branch of the Royal British Legion, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, delivered an oration at the Cork War Memorial, South Mall, Cork on Sunday, 13th November.  The occasion was Remembrance … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Attends Launch of New Cork Educate Together Secondary School

On Monday, 26th September, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, was among religious leaders, community representatives, and civic guests who had accepted an invitation from Mr Colm O’Connor (School Principal) to the launch, in the Aula Maxima, University … Continue reading

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Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of Bishop of Cloyne John Brinkley, first Royal Astronomer of Ireland

On Sunday afternoon, 18th September at 4 p.m. in the Cathedral Church of Saint Colman, Cloyne, County Cork, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, will preach at Evensong to commemorate the 250th anniversary of … Continue reading

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