Category Archives: Bishop

Making Cathedral Church Music happen in Cork during the CoronaVirus Pandemic

These are difficult times for musicians, artists, and singers.  At the moment the advice is against congregational hymn-singing in churches. Many say that ‘church is not the same.’ The issues are much bigger than this, of course.  There have been … Continue reading

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Welcome back to church ~ A Message to the Diocese from the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Starting on St Peter’s Day, Monday 29th June, church buildings in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross will begin to reopen as soon as all the necessary local arrangements and public health precautions have been put in place. … Continue reading

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Election of Micheál Martin. T.D. as Taoiseach ~ Statement from the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton on the occasion of the election of  Micheál Martin, T.D. as Taoiseach The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has made the following statement on the occasion of the election by Dáil … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Monthly Letter for July to the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Each month, Bishop Paul Colton writes a short one page letter as a foreword to the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Magazine. As the letter for the July edition of the Magazine relates to the reopening of church buildings for … Continue reading

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It’s Diocesan ‘Synod’ Day 2020 in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Saturday, 13th June 2020 is in the diary as the day for this year’s Diocesan Synod of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘Synod’ is rooted in the idea of gathering and meeting. But that, of course, cannot … Continue reading

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