Category Archives: Church in Society

Accreditation for Clinical Pastoral Education Centre at Northridge House at St Luke’s Charity, Cork

St Luke’s Charity, Cork has funded for some time, as part of its outreach programme, an annual unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) on site in its education centre at Northridge House, Mahon, Cork. The CPE Centre  has recently  been accredited … Continue reading

Posted in Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Clinical Pastoral Education, Northridge House, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

Award for St Multose School in Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade

Spectators at the Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade in Co. Cork were entertained this year by the children of St Multose National School – the Church of Ireland Primary School in Kinsale. The children played the part of the Children … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Parish News, Saint Patrick's Day, Schools in the Diocese

Parishioner of Christ Church, Fermoy Chosen as Grand Marshall of St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Fermoy St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee honoured the Cope Foundation residential and day care centre in Fermoy, County Cork by asking them to nominate a grand marshal for this year’s parade in the town. Cope’s representative, Ian Fleming, Chairman of the … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fund-Raising, Lay Ministry, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Patrick's Day

Annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day began early in Cork with a Civic Service and Festival Eucharist of Saint Patrick’s Day held in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral where the city’s patron saint first founded his monastic settlement. The Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, presided … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days

Cork Church Bells also to ring out against Racism and Xenophobia

On Sunday 19th March church bells in a number of churches in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross will ring out around the globe in solidarity with immigrants and refugees who are facing increasing racism and xenophobia throughout the … Continue reading

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Famous Mathematician speaks about Jokes at Men’s Breakfast in Douglas Union of Parishes

By 9.00am on Saturday 11 March a group of about 110 men filled Bull McCabes (Pub and Restaurant) on Airport Hill near Cork, for a special parish breakfast. In recent years, this event has become a popular part of the Lent … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fresh Expressions, Good ideas, Lent, Parish News

St Valentine’s Day Gift from Carrigaline School to Cork Penny Dinners

To mark St Valentine’s Day recently, the children of St Mary’s Church of Ireland School Carrigaline, County Cork,  once again this year, brought in items for Cork Penny Dinners. Cork Penny Dinners was founded during Famine times as a soup kitchen. … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Schools in the Diocese