Category Archives: Charity Work

10,000 Mile Cyclist Visits St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday 25th June Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork welcomed Nick Simon (59) to the 11.15 am Choral Eucharist.  Nick is undertaking a 10,000 mile cycle in aid of Christian Aid projects in Africa.  Having already completed a staggering 8,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Fund-Raising, People in Need

Parishioner of Christ Church, Fermoy Chosen as Grand Marshall of St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Fermoy St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee honoured the Cope Foundation residential and day care centre in Fermoy, County Cork by asking them to nominate a grand marshal for this year’s parade in the town. Cope’s representative, Ian Fleming, Chairman of the … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fund-Raising, Lay Ministry, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Patrick's Day

St Valentine’s Day Gift from Carrigaline School to Cork Penny Dinners

To mark St Valentine’s Day recently, the children of St Mary’s Church of Ireland School Carrigaline, County Cork,  once again this year, brought in items for Cork Penny Dinners. Cork Penny Dinners was founded during Famine times as a soup kitchen. … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Schools in the Diocese

‘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

Live Crib -‘The Road to Bethlehem’ – at Carrigaline Church of Ireland in Aid of Local Charities

The parishioners of Saint Mary’s Church,  Carrigaline,  in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, are mounting a live crib next weekend  – on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December (2 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day).  The event, called ‘The … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Charity Work, Christmas, Diocese, Festivals, Parish News

LÉ Róisín Brings 200 ‘Comfort Teddies’ Knitted by Cork Mothers’ Union on its Humanitarian Mission to the Mediterranean

The Irish Naval ship, LÉ Róisín, has left the Irish Naval Base at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour and is heading to the Mediterranean on a three-month humanitarian mission to aid migrants fleeing Syria, as well as other Middle Eastern and African countries.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Mothers' Union, Pastoral, People in Need, Refugee Crisis, Voluntary Work

Dr Rowan Williams Speaks At Cork, Cloyne and Ross Christian Aid Celebrations

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Bishop Rowan Williams, who is now Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, travelled to Cork on Sunday, 28th February, to preach at Choral Evensong in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork,  and to give thanks for 70 years of … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Church of Ireland Bishops' Appeal, Church Services, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission