Category Archives: Church Art

Saving the Unique Mosaics covering the walls of the Church of the Ascension, Timoleague, County Cork

Thursday, 13th May is Ascension Day, and there will be an open day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the unique Church of the Ascension, Timoleague, County Cork (with all covid-19 precautions and oversight in place). Unique? Yes, it … Continue reading

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Celebration of Easter 2021 began in Youghal at 700 year old Medieval Monument

The celebration of Easter at the 801 year old St. Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal began this year at the ‘Easter Sepulchre’: a medieval structure built into the wall of the Church, and one of very few left in Ireland.  … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s tells the Story of Holy Week and Easter using the Stained Glass of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Following on from his message to schools and everyone at Christmas, when Bishop Paul Colton told the Christmas story using the stained glass windows of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork – the Bishop has done the same now for Holy … Continue reading

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Advent on the Gate in Cloyne Union of Parishes, County Cork

During the CoronaVirus Pandemic, in general, and in the Advent run-up to Christmas, in particular, parishes and chaplaincies in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, as elsewhere, are trying to find innovative and imaginative ways to celebrate and observe the Church’s seasons … Continue reading

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Cork Clergy Conference is a Casualty of Coronavirus ~ 21 years in Retrospect

One of the inevitable casualties of the current Coronavirus Pandemic has been the Cork, Cloyne and Ross gathering at Ballylickey, County Cork for the much-valued annual Clergy Conference. This year’s Conference was scheduled to take place from 7th to 9th … Continue reading

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