Category Archives: Christian Aid

10th Annual Sheep’s Head Hike in Cork, Cloyne and Ross for Christian Aid

The first weekend in September signifies a lot, the All-Ireland final, the kids are back at school, Electric Picnic and the start of Autumn. But for one part of the world, just off the west coast of Ireland in County … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News, Christian Aid, Contemporary Issues, Community Involvement, Church in Society, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work, Charity Work, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, World Aid and Development

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

Archbishop of Burundi ~ Partnership Visit to Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The current overseas partnership and development project of parishes throughout Cork, Cloyne and Ross is with the Anglican Church in Burundi.   On Sunday, 8th October, the Archbishop of Burundi, the Most Reverend Martin Blaise Nyaboho visited Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Burundi, Christian Aid, Church in Society, World Aid and Development

International Partnership: Archbishop of Burundi to Visit St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

The Archbishop of Burundi, the Most Reverend Martin Blaise Nyaboho , will travel to Cork following the meeting in Canterbury of the Primates of the Churches of the Anglican Communion, to preach at the Harvest Festival Eucharist in St Fin Barre’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bishops' Appeal, Burundi, Christian Aid, Partnership, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development

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

The annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools, held in St Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 28th September, was attended by nearly 600 pupils and teachers from the twenty-one primary schools in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Christian Aid, Church Services, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Special Events, World Aid and Development

10,000 Mile Cyclist Visits St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday 25th June Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork welcomed Nick Simon (59) to the 11.15 am Choral Eucharist.  Nick is undertaking a 10,000 mile cycle in aid of Christian Aid projects in Africa.  Having already completed a staggering 8,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Fund-Raising, People in Need

Hikers Walk to Sheep’s Head for Christian Aid

This year’s weather forecast prior to the Christian Aid Sheep’s Head Hike 2016, on Saturday, 3rd September last, was not encouraging to both organisers and those who planned to take part. Heavy rain, winds, even thunder was forecasted and throughout … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Aid, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, People from Cork, People from the Diocese