Category Archives: Christian Aid

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

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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

Novel ‘Thank you’ to supporters of Durrus Parish Fête

The fame of the Durrus Parish Fête in the Kilmocomogue Union of Parishes held at The Rectory, Durrus, County Cork on the second Wednesday of August every year has gone far and wide.  This year, the organisers found a novel … Continue reading

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Dr Rowan Williams Speaks At Cork, Cloyne and Ross Christian Aid Celebrations

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Bishop Rowan Williams, who is now Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, travelled to Cork on Sunday, 28th February, to preach at Choral Evensong in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork,  and to give thanks for 70 years of … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Church of Ireland Bishops' Appeal, Church Services, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission

Dr Rowan Williams, Former Archbishop of Canterbury to Visit Cork

Dr Rowan Williams, who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012, and who is currently Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, will visit the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross on Sunday, 28th February, 2016. He will be at St Fin … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church of Ireland Bishops' Appeal, Church Services, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising

220 Walkers take part in 6th Annual Sheep’s Head Hike in the Diocese of Cork in Support of Christian Aid

The annual Christian Aid Sheep’s Head Hike was held  last Saturday, 5th September, starting in beautiful sunny Kilcrohane,  on the Sheep’s Head peninsula, West Cork in the Parish of Kilmocomogue Union.  The Sheep’s Head is the headland at the end of … Continue reading

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Young People from West Cork Church of Ireland Parish Raise Money to Buy a Cow for Ethiopia

As part of their fundraising for the Christian Aid Sheep’s Head Hike held last weekend in the West Cork Parish of Kilmocomogue Union (Bantry, Durrus and Castletownbeare) the Tweeners (youth club) in the parish have raised €150 to buy a cow. This particular … Continue reading

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