Category Archives: Bishops of Cork

Iconic Shandon Church Tower Lights up in Green for Saint Patrick’s Festival

The iconic Cork landmark – the tower of Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon – joined Cork City Hall and 690 other buildings in 66 countries around the world in ‘going green’ to mark Saint Patrick’s Day 2021. ‘I had a great … Continue reading

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Festival and Civic Service for St Patrick’s Day from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

One of the highlights in the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Calendar is the annual Festival and Civic Service held each year in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral at the start of Saint Patrick’s Day. This is the second year that … Continue reading

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Death of Bishop Robert (Roy) Alexander Warke, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross (1988 to 1998)

The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, has made the following statement upon receiving the news of the death of his predecessor, the Right Reverend Robert (Roy) Alexander Warke, who was Bishop of Cork, Cloyne … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 1871 – the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland

Following the passing of the Irish Church Act 1869, and after 18 months of intense preparation, debate, sometimes controversy, and legislating by the General Convention of the Church of Ireland in 1870, the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland occurred … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Sermon in Cork ~ Bishop Paul Colton

Sermon preached by the Right Reverend  Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Christmas Day 2020 One of the devices used by the preacher is to start by giving examples, or a story … Continue reading

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