Category Archives: CDYC

‘Old’ Youth Meet ‘Present’ Youth for Crookhaven300 Reunion in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 23rd July former members of the Cork Diocesan youth scene from the early 1980s were hosted at a reunion barbecue at the Altar Rectory, Toormore, Co Cork at which they were joined by current members of the Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, CDYC, Church Services, Diocese, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Social Events, Summer, Youth Work

Busy Summer in Parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Sometimes people have the idea that church activity winds down in July, and more so in August.  This has never been the case in many dioceses and especially in places such as Cork, Cloyne and Ross with its many holiday … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Services, Clergy, Community Involvement, Diocese, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sea Sunday, Social Events, Special Events, Summer, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Comedian Entertains Millennials in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Saturday 25th February Mark Palmer, comedian, entertained a crowd of nearly 60 at the Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery, County Cork. The event, organised by  Cork Diocesan Youth Council, was preceded by dinner. This was the third in a series … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese

Clonakilty Hosts Annual Youth Workers Weekend in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) leaders’ weekend took place in the Quality Hotel, Clonakilty from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th January. Steve Grasham, newly appointed to the role of Regional Development worker for the Church of Ireland Youth … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Lay Ministry, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Annual Cape Clear Visit for Cork Diocesan Youth Council

The annual  Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) weekend on Cape Clear Island (Oileáin Chléire) took place from 23rd to 25th September last. Cape Clear Island is the most southerly point of Ireland. Facing severe weather forecasts, 20 young people and 4 … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Parish News, Youth Work

Cork Diocesan Youth Council at ‘Summer Madness 2016’

A group of 18 – young people and leaders – from the Diocesan Youth Council in Cork, Cloyne and Ross attended the Christian youth festival – Summer Madness – from 1st to 5th July in Glenarm, County Antrim. Here is … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Youth Work

Cork, Cloyne and Ross initiative for 20-30 year olds

The figures show that there are only 6-7% of our  20-30’s in church on a Sunday. Could this be the impetus we need to make changes that are long overdue – because if we get this right for this generation … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Diocese