Category Archives: Christmas

Over €1,000 raised at Mallow Union Carol Services

Mallow Union of Parishes raised over €1,000 at their Carol services this year. Their Rector Meurig William writes: The popular – but often unfair – perception is that the Church is always asking for money as a way of looking … Continue reading

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Dean of Cloyne participates in Ecumenical Blessing of S.H.A.R.E. Crib

On Wednesday, 15th December, representing the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, the Dean of Cloyne, the Very Reverend Susan Green joined Bishop Fintan Gavin on Patrick Street in Cork for the annual ecumenical blessing of S.H.A.R.E. … Continue reading

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Christmas Services in Cork, Cloyne and Ross 2021

This year’s Christmas services from across the diocese can now be found on the Diocesan Website as well as in below article with information about live-streaming and booking where required. Abbeystrewry (Skibbereen) Friday 24th December ~ Christmas Eve 04.00pm Crib Service, … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols take to the road

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir has recorded a selection of Christmas Carols which are to be played around Cork City in the run up to Christmas Day itself. The Cathedral is aware that many people will be missing out on their … Continue reading

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Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr Fintan Gavin and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton

Christmas 2021 This has been a tough year. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all our lives. The scriptures tell us that after their visit to the new-born Saviour in Bethlehem, the wise men ‘went home by a different way’. … Continue reading

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