Category Archives: Christmas

Bishop Paul Colton’s Sermon preached on Christmas Day 2017 in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Sermon preached by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Christmas Day, 2017 But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; for see —I am … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Christmas, Church Music, Church Services, Sermons

Popular Live Crib in Carrigaline Parish sets the Scene for Christmas in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Live Crib ‘Road to Bethlehem’ which took place in St Mary’s Churchyard in Carrigaline, Co. Cork on 9th and 10th December was one of the many events in parishes around the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross which set … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Christmas, Church Music, Diocese, Live Crib, Parish News, Special Events

Advent and Christmas at Bandon Grammar School, Co. Cork

The new whole-time chaplain at Bandon Grammar School, the Reverend Anne Skuse, has been busy mobilising and supporting the school community during Advent and as Christmas approaches: first, an early morning Eucharist in the School Chapel to mark the start … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, Bandon Grammar School, Christmas, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Christmas at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Christmas, Church Music, Church Services, Cork

A night full of promise: Carols from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral CD Launch

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir held a launch for their new CD of Christmas Carols on Saturday 25th November in the Cathedral. The production of a choral CD is a significant step forward in music making at Saint Fin Barre’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christmas, Church in Society, Church Music, Community Involvement, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Launch

Christmas Sermon preached by Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork

Christmas Day Sermon, 2016 Preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fin Barre, Cork The Christmas story is neither a nativity play nor a fairy tale.  It … Continue reading

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Joint Christmas Message of the Bishops of Cork: Dr John Buckley and Dr Paul Colton

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton Christmas 2016 As Bishops of Cork, we join in wishing you all a peaceful Christmas. We pray that God … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Christmas, Church in Society, Cork, Diocese, Ecumenism, Festivals