Category Archives: Children’s Work

Christian Aid Focus at St Mary’s Church of Ireland National School, Carrigaline

Dr John Sweeney, the Christian Aid Representative in Carrigaline Union of parishes, County Cork, spoke at a special Assembly on Friday 18th May in St Mary’s Church of Ireland National School, Carrigaline. The children had collected their spare change recently … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Christian Aid, Community Involvement, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Cork Church of Ireland School Wins National Dairy Council Competition

Last month, on Friday 27th April, St. Luke’s National School, O’Mahoney’s Avenue in Cork was announced as the winner of the National Dairy Council’s competition to create a jingle for Moocrew’s future advertisement campaign. Ms. Goggin and the children in … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Competition Winners, Cork, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Visits St Davids Cathedral, Wales

Easter is always a busy time for cathedral musicians and this year was no exception with choral services on every day of the Triduum and Festival Eucharist and Evensong on Easter Sunday itself. There was also a liturgical performance of … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Making Connections, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Youth Work

Annual ‘Meet the Bishop’ Morning for Confirmation Candidates in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Each year the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, hosts a morning of activities and fun for the confirmation candidates from all the parishes across the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘I know lots of them already,’ he says … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Education, People from the Diocese

‘Godly Play’ Introduced to Children’s Work in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Children’s Ministry Group in Cork, Cloyne and Ross organised a very enjoyable Workshop on ‘Godly Play’ on Saturday, 14th April.  It was led by the excellent Cora O’Sullivan.  Cora O’Farrell  is a Godly Play trainer with Godly Play Ireland. She uses Godly Play in her work with … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocese, Education

An Invitation to a ‘Godly Play’ Workshop in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Children’s Ministry Group in the United Dioceses of Cork , Cloyne and Ross is hosting a ‘Godly Play’ workshop for children’s workers in the Diocese on Saturday, 14th April from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Northridge House Education … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Education, Fresh Expressions, Godly Play, Lay Ministry, Northridge House Education and Research Centre

Cork Church of Ireland Parish partners GAA and other local groups in new ‘Sam Maguire School Tour’ initiative

Many people know the name of Sam Maguire, but few know the story of the man behind the cup. The Sam Maguire School Tour is a partnership between the Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, Co. Cork, where Sam Maguire was … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work