Category Archives: Charities in the Diocese

553 take part in Memorial Run at St Luke’s Home, Cork

On a perfectly still, warm and dry Thursday evening, 7th September,  St Luke’s Home, Cork hosted its 3rd Annual 5K Memorial Run. Established in 2015 as an event for remembering residents who have died, the Memorial Run has been sponsored … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Dementia Care, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

5th Annual St Luke’s Charity Conference held in Cork

On Thursday, 6th April, 5th Annual St Luke’s Charity Conference was hosted by the Northridge House Education and Research Centre within the charity at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little island, Co. Cork. The theme of this year’s conference was: Residents – … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Saint Luke's Charity

Accreditation for Clinical Pastoral Education Centre at Northridge House at St Luke’s Charity, Cork

St Luke’s Charity, Cork has funded for some time, as part of its outreach programme, an annual unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) on site in its education centre at Northridge House, Mahon, Cork. The CPE Centre  has recently  been accredited … Continue reading

Posted in Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Clinical Pastoral Education, Northridge House, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

‘Resident – Staff – Family Relationships’ ~ An Important Conference for Healthcare Professionals To Be Hosted by St Luke’s Charity, Cork

Every year in Ireland thousands of older adults are admitted to residential care. Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork which has been involved in this type of care since 1872 is hosting an important conference for healthcare professionals, particularly those involved in … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Elderly, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Cork, Education, Northridge House, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

Bishop Paul Colton Visits Flooded Areas and Calls For Support from Parishes, and Renewed and Coordinated National Determination to Address the Issue of Flood Defence Works

Visit to Bandon For the second time in one month, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, set off yesterday, New Year’s Eve, to visit communities in the Diocese and County of Cork uprooted … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Emergency Response, Environment, Floods, Fund-Raising, People in Need, Schools in the Diocese

Skydive for Charity: Church Worker in the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Jumps for Youth Suicide Prevention (Ireland)

Carole Bradley (56) who is Warden of Kingston College in Mitchelstown, County Cork did a tandem skydive on Saturday, 12th September in aid of Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland.  Kingston College (‘college’ in the sense of ‘community’ – not an educational … Continue reading

Posted in Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Fund-Raising, Kingston College, People from the Diocese

First Ever 5km Memorial Run in support of St Luke’s Home, Cork

On Thursday, 10th September over 300 runners gathered in Mahon, Cork to support the first St Luke’s Home Memorial 5K Run.  The St. Luke’s Home Foundation wanted to introduce an event to its calendar that embraced community, health, fitness and fun. … Continue reading

Posted in Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Cork, Diocese, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Home