Category Archives: Children’s Ministry

Rich and Varied Celebrations of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The week that starts each year with the Sunday before Easter Day, Palm Sunday, is known to Christians as Holy Week.  Its importance and significance in the Church is highlighted by its being called ‘The Great Week’ in the early … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Chrism Eucharist, Church Music, Community Involvement, Diocese, Easter, Good Friday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, People from the Diocese, Photo Montage

Church Banners Workshop held in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

People from seven different parishes from the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross came to Carrigaline Parish Hall on Saturday 18th March to take part in a Church Banner Workshop organised by the Diocesan Children’s Ministry Group. Noeleen Hogan came all … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work

Schools Singing Workshop at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Tuesday morning last (7th March) seven schools gathered in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork for a workshop and performance led by Peter Stobart, Director of Music.  All are schools which Peter has been visiting regularly as part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church Music, Community Involvement, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work

Bishop Colton’s Annual Morning with Confirmation Candidates

On Saturday, 4th March, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, hosted his annual ‘Confirmation Morning with the Bishop’ for all those who, starting with the Sundays in the Easter season, will be confirmed in the Diocese in 2017. Once again the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Youth Work

‘The Great Adventure to Bethlehem’ in Ballydehob, County Cork

The Church of Ireland parish of Ballydehob Union in West Cork, which includes the churches at both Ballydehob and Aughadown is hosting a children’s Christmas event called: The Great Adventure to Bethlehem. This seasonal fun-filled festive morning will take place … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Christmas, Community Involvement, Diocese, Festivals

Carrigaline and Crosshaven Holiday Club for Children

Carrigaline Union and Templebreedy Group of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork, held a joint Holiday Club for the fifth successive year last week in St Mary’s National School Carrigaline. Forty children and twenty teen helpers (plus ‘Adult’ leaders!) exhausted themselves learning … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Parish News, Youth Work

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