Category Archives: Children’s Work

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

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

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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

‘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

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Full Church in Bandon for the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Service for Primary Schools

More than 500 pupils and teachers from primary schools all over the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross gathered in St Peter’s Church, Bandon, with the clergy of the Diocese and the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, on … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Church Services, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

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

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