Category Archives: Christmas

Find Christmas Tough? An Invitation to a Blue Christmas at St Anne’s, Shandon, Cork

Christmas is not a jolly time for everyone.  If you are someone who finds Christmas tough going, Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork invites you to a ‘Blue Christmas’ on Wednesday, 14th December at 7.30 p.m. A ‘Blue Christmas’ will be … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Pastoral

‘The Great Adventure to Bethlehem’ in Ballydehob, County Cork

The Church of Ireland parish of Ballydehob Union in West Cork, which includes the churches at both Ballydehob and Aughadown is hosting a children’s Christmas event called: The Great Adventure to Bethlehem. This seasonal fun-filled festive morning will take place … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Christmas, Community Involvement, Diocese, Festivals

Cork’s First Christmas Tree Festival Addresses Many Contemporary Themes

Cork’s first Christmas Tree Festival was held from 2nd to 4th December in the Church of Ireland Parish of Carrigrohane Union, based at the three parish churches:  St Peter’s, Carrigrohane, St Senan’s, Inniscarra and The Church of the Resurrection, Blarney.  It … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Good ideas, Parish News

Live Crib -‘The Road to Bethlehem’ – at Carrigaline Church of Ireland in Aid of Local Charities

The parishioners of Saint Mary’s Church,  Carrigaline,  in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, are mounting a live crib next weekend  – on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December (2 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day).  The event, called ‘The … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Charity Work, Christmas, Diocese, Festivals, Parish News

Cork’s First Christmas Tree Festival

The Church of Ireland Carrigrohane Union of Parishes, which include the three parish churches of St Peter’s, Carrigrohane, The Church of the Resurrection, Blarney and St Senan’s, Inniscarra is hosting what it believes to be the first Christmas Tree Festival … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Festivals, People from Cork

Photos of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Parishes have been sending in their photos of the recent season and festivals. Here is a gallery to give a flavour of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany around our Diocese:  

Posted in Advent, Christmas, Diocese, Epiphany, Photo Montage

Bishop Paul Colton’s Sermon Preached on Christmas Day 2015 in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Christmas Day 2015 Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork As a family, in October, we went to London for one of the Irish matches in … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Christmas, Church Services, Diocese, Sermons