Category Archives: Church History

Commemorative Stamp Features Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Window

An Post have launched a new stamp commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland which came into force on 1st January 1871.  The ‘N’ rate stamp, designed by Vermillion Design in Dublin, is an image … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 1871 – the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland

Following the passing of the Irish Church Act 1869, and after 18 months of intense preparation, debate, sometimes controversy, and legislating by the General Convention of the Church of Ireland in 1870, the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland occurred … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton launches Book for Children and Young People to Mark the forthcoming 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.

On Friday, 13th November, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, has made available to schools, parishes and youth groups a book he wrote in recent months for children, young people and parishes to explore the 150th anniversary later this month … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the Consecration of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork

The last day of this month – 30th November 2020 – will be the 150th anniversary of the Consecration of one of Cork’s, indeed of one of Ireland’s, most iconic buildings:  Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. Originally a day of … 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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