Category Archives: Cathedral

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

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Contemporary Issues, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Dean of Cork, Diocese

New Livestream Online from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

As soon as the ‘lockdown’ due to the Covid-19 pandemic came into effect on 18th March St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, like so many cathedrals and churches across Ireland, moved very quickly to provide worship and concerts online.  At first this … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Church Online, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Five Marks of Mission, Liturgy, Technology, Webcam, Worship

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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Five Online Singing Classes for Schools from Cork Diocesan Church Music Scheme

The Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Church Music Scheme is funded by the Diocesan Board of Education, the City of Cork Church School Board, the Diocesan Council with further support from Ashton School. Recently the Scheme received a generous donation … Continue reading

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General Synod – 03 – In Memoriam – Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The General Synod of the Church of Ireland was due to meet in Croke Park, Dublin on 7th, 8th and 9th May, but has not done so due to the CoronaVirus. Yesterday and the day before, our Bishop, Dr Paul … Continue reading

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