Category Archives: Chaplaincies

Licensing of the Reverend David Bowles for Parish and Hospital Ministry in Cork

On Thursday, 21st November, the Reverend David Bowles was licensed and commissioned to serve as Priest-in-Charge of the Moviddy Union of Parishes to the west of Cork City, and also as Assistant Hospital Chaplain at Cork University Hospital. The small … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Chaplaincies, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Clergy, Commissionings, LIcensing

New Chaplain to the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton is delighted to announce that he has appointed the Reverend Anne Skuse to be one of his domestic chaplains. The Reverend Anne Skuse is Chaplain at Bandon … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Bishop, Chaplaincies, Clergy

Cork Healthcare Chaplain contributes to a National Review of Design and Dignity Programme of Irish Bereavement Care Facilities

The Design and Dignity programme of the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) was established in 2010 to support the Hospice Friendly Hospitals initiative to improve the facilities and experiences of end-of-life-care in hospitals for patients … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Church in Society, Clergy, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Healthcare Ministry, People from the Diocese

Dedication of relocated Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital

The Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital was first dedicated in May 1980.  Recent reconstruction at the hospital meant that the Chapel had to be moved to a new space further along the main entrance corridor.  On … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral Choir, Chaplaincies, Christian Art, Church Services, Dedication, Icon, Special Events

‘Olive Trees’ at centre of First World War Centenary Assemblies in Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Following up on an idea given to him by Eunice Jeffers, in Dunmanway, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, decided to present each school in the Diocese with an olive tree – a symbol of peace and reconciliation.  These … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Bishop, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Chaplaincies, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Schools in the Diocese

‘Curry in a Hurry’ from the Mothers’ Union to the National Maritime College of Ireland

The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) is located in Ringaskiddy, County Cork.  It provides training and education for the Merchant Marine and the non-military needs of the Irish Naval Service. The local Church of Ireland rector, the Revd Elaine Murray, … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Community Involvement, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Making Connections, People from Cork, Students

New Partnership between Midleton College, County Cork and the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross is Inaugurated

A new stage in the long history of connections between Midleton College (founded in 1696) and the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, has been inaugurated with the arrival of the Reverend Andrew Orr to serve as Chaplain to … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Chaplaincies, Commissionings, Education, Installations, LIcensing, Midleton College, Schools in the Diocese