Category Archives: Children’s Work

Cork Choristers Unite Online to Sing remotely from their Homes

In the midst of the fearfulness and isolation brought about by the CoronaVirus pandemic we all need to find ways to connect, to keep things going, and to lift our spirits. The choristers of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, were … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Novel Corona Virus, People from Cork, Youth Work

Cork Parish Sends Gifts to Children in the Parish Kids’ Group and the Lord’s Prayer by Poster for us All

In the Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in Cork City, the leaders of their Adventurers (the kids’ group in the parish) each used old VCR (video cassette recorder) cases at home to make ‘Adventurers in a box’  to send to each … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Online, Churches in Cork, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Novel Corona Virus, Parish News, Prayers, Voluntary Work

Relaunch of Sunday Club at Patronal Festival in Cobh and Glanmire

Last month at the Patronal Festival in the Church of St Mary and All Saints’, Glanmire County Cork, the Sunday Club was relaunched .  Claire Geary was commissioned as its leader. The Sunday Club will now take place every Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Churches in Cork, Education, Patronal Festival, People from the Diocese, Sunday Club

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Hosts Royal School of Church Music Ireland

On Saturday, 5th October St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork hosted the 2019 festival of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) Ireland.  A day of rehearsals under the direction of Adrian Lucas (Head of Choral Studies and Chief Examiner, RSCM) … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Education, Presentation, Royal School of Church Music

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools ~ the Photos!

The Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross was held in Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 26th September.  A full report is HERE. Photographer Jim Coughlan was on hand to take the photos and here … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

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

The annual  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Diocesan Service for Primary Schools was held in St Peter’s Church, Bandon on this day last week: Thursday 26th September. There was a great atmosphere in the full church even before the service began … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Schools in the Diocese

Special School Assembly to Coincide with School Climate Strike

One way in which a primary school in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork marked the Climate Strike on recent Fridays was to hold a special assembly to coincide with the events worldwide. The children of St Mary’s Church … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Eco Congregation, Education, Environment, Environmental Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Schools in the Diocese