Category Archives: Christmas

The Twelve Hampers of Christmas

Kilmocomogue Union of Parishes is running an online fundraising Christmas raffle this year based on the 12 Days of Christmas. Canon Paul Willoughby, Rector of Kilmocomogue Union, writes: There will be twelve prizes, where each prize will increase by one item … Continue reading

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Christingle Celebration in Mallow Union

Mallow Union of Parishes held their Christingle celebration on the 2nd January 2022. The Rev. Meurig Williams reflects on the past Christmas and Christingle celebrations and writes:  As in many other parishes, this year, there was a measure of apprehension … Continue reading

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Christmas at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

In the run up to Christmas, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral held a Christmas Concert and two Festivals of Nine Lessons and Carols. The Christmas Concert program included Benjamin Britten’s seasonal classic ‘A Ceremony of Carols’, which was sung by the … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Christmas Sermon Preached in Cork

Christmas Day 2021 Sermon preached by the Right  Reverend Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork ‘Lockdowns, restrictions and surging infections: Europe rings in another pandemic Christmas’ was the headline on an article I … Continue reading

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Outdoor Carol Service at St Luke’s, Douglas

The Rector of Douglas Union with Frankfield, the Ven. Adrian Wilkinson, writes: Not to be deterred by the very necessary health restrictions which forbid congregational singing in church buildings, the parishioners of Douglas Union with Frankfield moved outside for their … Continue reading

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