Category Archives: Children’s 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

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

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

Morning with Bishop Colton for 2016 Confirmation Candidates in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The morning with the Bishop is an annual fixture now in the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan calendar for Confirmation candidates. Confirmation Services start at Easter and continue on the Sundays of Easter and following in the Diocese. All those who are to … Continue reading

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

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Children’s Ministry Group Host Preparations for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany and Candlemas

The Cork, Cloyne and Ross Children’s Ministry group held a well attended training evening in Northridge House, at St Luke’s Home Education Centre, Mahon on Thursday 5th November. Entitled ‘Come, Let us Adore Him!’, the evening included practical ideas and … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Diocese, Education, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

St Peter’s Church, Bandon, County Cork was full to capacity on Thursday, 1st October for the Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  Schoolchildren from every school in the Diocese, teachers, board … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Special Events