Category Archives: Bishop

Cancellation of Civic Service and Reception at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

At the start of this week, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and his wife Susan took the decision, before the announcement of the cancellation of St Patrick’s Day parades, with great regret, that they could not host their … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Civic Service, Cork, Saint Patrick's Day

In Photos – Bishop of Cork’s Morning for Young People being Confirmed in 2020

On Saturday, 7th March, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, hosted his annual morning for young people from the Diocese being confirmed in the current year.  The full report is HERE. But the story is may be best told … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Confirmation, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Youth Work

Morning of Fun and Activity for Cork, Cloyne and Ross Confirmation Candidates 2020

Nearly 80 young people from the Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross who are preparing for Confirmation later this year, joined their Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, for a morning of meeting each other, chatting with the Bishop, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, CDYC, Children's Ministry, Confirmation, Youth Work

Photos of the 150th Anniversary of Disestablishment in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The 150th anniversary of the reading for the first time in February 1870 of the Preamble and Declaration to the Constitution of the Church of Ireladn was re-enacted in Cork on Monday, 24th February by students from Ashton School, Bandon … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Anniversaries, Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Cathedral, Church History, Church of Ireland, Commemoration, Diocese, Disestablishment, Drama, Midleton College, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Preamble and Declaration

Former Irish Hockey Star John Jermyn Appointed to Voluntary Legal Post in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Former Irish international hockey player and Olympian, John C. Jermyn, has been appointed by the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, to be the new Diocesan Registrar of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  John is a parishioner … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Bishop, Church Law, Diocesan Registrar, Diocese, Lay Ministry, Voluntary Work

Cork Re-enactment of an Historic Day in the Life of the Church of Ireland: 19th February 1870

In the coming days, an historic and defining moment in the history of the Church of Ireland will be re-enacted in Cork, as a contribution by the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan to the current 150th anniversary … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Cathedral, Church History, Church of Ireland, Commemoration, Disestablishment, Drama, Heritage, History, Schools in the Diocese, Sesquicentenary, Youth Work

Bishop Paul Colton makes site visit to the Carraig Centre, Ballincollig

On Wednesday 5th February, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton visited the Carraig Centre in Ballincollig, Cork which is currently under development by Clancy Construction.   The Bishop was shown around by project team lead Bill Lane, youth worker Matt … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charting A Future With Confidence, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, In the News, Lay Ministry, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Pioneer Ministry, Worship, Youth Work