Category Archives: Christmas

Cork Churches Keep Christmas Lights On as a Sign of ‘the Light of Christ in this Hurting World.’

A number of parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross that have outdoor decorations on their church buildings for Christmas have taken the decision this year to keep the lights on until Candlemas, 2nd February, the Feast … Continue reading

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Christingles by ZOOM in Crosshaven, County Cork

Templebreedy Group of Parishes had a wonderful Christingle (Christ-Light) Service on ZOOM recently. Everyone received instructions of what they needed for the service, which until now was annually held in the Church. It was a celebration of ‘God: The Light … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Sermon in Cork ~ Bishop Paul Colton

Sermon preached by the Right Reverend  Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Christmas Day 2020 One of the devices used by the preacher is to start by giving examples, or a story … Continue reading

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‘The Toy Trumpet ‘ – A Christmas Greeting from Bishop Paul Colton

Bishop Paul Colton has recorded a short Christmas greeting to reach the people of Cork, Cloyne and Ross ‘because’ he says ‘meeting people in 2020 all over the Diocese has been nigh impossible. ‘I have really missed all that!’ he … Continue reading

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Revised Information about Christmas Services in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Updated on Tuesday 22nd December Please note changes Christmas approaches and, more than ever this year, in Advent and beforehand, a lot of planning is going in to the practical arrangements for our joyful celebration of the nativity of our … Continue reading

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