Category Archives: Church in Society

Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork Addresses theme of Innovation in Dementia Care at Sixth Annual Conference

On Thursday 11th April, the 6th Annual Conference – Dementia: Innovations in Care – hosted by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork, and organised by the Northridge House Education and Research Centre at the Charity, took place at the Radisson Hotel, Little Island, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Care of the Older Person, Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Dementia Care, Education, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Saint Luke's Charity

Blarney Church of Ireland Hosts ‘Community Table’

On Monday 26th March The Church of The Resurrection in Blarney, Co Cork opened its doors to the community with an invitation to come around for the very first ‘Community Table’ event in the church.  The event was suggested at … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Making Connections, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

Appointment of New CEO of St Luke’s Charity, Cork is Announced

The appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer of St Luke’s Charity, Cork has been announced.  The new CEO is Tony O’Brien who is currently Head of Finance at Marymount University Hospital and Hospice in Cork.  He will take up … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Dementia Care

Photos of the Civic Service and Reception on Saint Patrick’s Day at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Every year the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton, invite nearly 400 representatives of civic and community life in Cork City and County to their home to celebrate St Patrick’s Day following the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Lord Mayor of Cork, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days

Bishop Paul Colton’s Address on Saint Patrick’s Day 2018 in Cork

Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fin Barre, Cork on Saint Patrick’s Day, 2018 ‘We are fools for Christ …’ (1 Corinthians 4.10) The last … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Church Services, Cork, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days, Sermons

Cork Church of Ireland Parish partners GAA and other local groups in new ‘Sam Maguire School Tour’ initiative

Many people know the name of Sam Maguire, but few know the story of the man behind the cup. The Sam Maguire School Tour is a partnership between the Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, Co. Cork, where Sam Maguire was … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work

Carrigaline Schoolchildren show St Valentine’s Day Love with Annual Food Collection for Charity

For the fourth year now, the children from St Mary’s Church of Ireland School, Carrigaline, County Cork have collected non-perishable food and cleaning items for the well known local charity –  Cork Penny Dinners. The idea is to  ‘Love your … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Parish News, Schools in the Diocese