Category Archives: Bishops of Cork

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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Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork

Catholic Diocese of Cork and Ross Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr Fintan Gavin and The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton Christmas 2020 When … Continue reading

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President Michael D Higgins and An Taoiseach Micheál Martin highlight importance of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork was trending on social media as #SFB150 for many hours today, Monday 30th November, the 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Cathedral by Bishop John Gregg on 30th November 1870. Cork people, people with … Continue reading

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