Category Archives: Christmas

A Virtual Nativity Play in Rosscarbery, County Cork

One of the traditions of Christmas is the children’s Nativity Play; telling the story of the birth of Jesus. Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross have been putting on their plays during the current pandemic with children performing within their … Continue reading

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Missing Christmas Carols? Diocesan Service of 7 Lessons and Carols from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork is Online

Many people are missing the usual round of Christmas Carol Services this year. In addition to the innovative initiative of broadcasting carols on a big screen from the back of a truck around Cork reported HERE a pre-recorded Diocesan Service … Continue reading

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Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork

Catholic Diocese of Cork and Ross Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr Fintan Gavin and The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton Christmas 2020 When … Continue reading

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Christmas Message for Schools (and everyone) from Bishop Paul Colton

Bishop Paul Colton has put together a Christmas Message for Schools but, he says: I hope there is a message of encouragement for everyone of all ages in it this Christmas. The message was recorded in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral … Continue reading

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Cathedral Astronomical Photograph by Cork PhD Student features on Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton’s 2020 Christmas Card

A nighttime photograph of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork taken by young Cork amateur photographer Cian O’Regan features on the 2020 Christmas card being sent by Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton this year. Cian’s photographs have featured in The … Continue reading

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