Category Archives: Church in Society

Bishop Paul Colton Leads IDAHOT Service in St Anne’s, Shandon Cork

On Sunday 13th May a service was held to mark International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia.  Bishop Paul Colton, assisted by the Reverend Sarah Marry, led a celebration of the Eucharist on the theme ‘Alliances for Solidarity’. Choir Choral Con Fusion joined … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Church Services, Contemporary Issues, Launch, LGBT, Lord Mayor of Cork

Cork Church of Ireland Primary Schools – New ‘Prayer Leaf’ Link with Hospital Chaplaincy

The Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital has launched a new ‘Prayer-Leaf’ project with the Primary Schools in the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. This venture is providing primary school children with an opportunity to offer … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Diocese, Education, Good ideas, Prayers, Schools in the Diocese

Cork Three Faiths Forum hosts Earth Day Celebration

For the second year in a row, the Cork Three Faiths Forum organised an Earth Day Celebration right in the centre of Cork City. The theme for Earth Day this year was ‘End Plastic Pollution’ and the Forum were delighted … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Eco Congregation, Interfaith Dialogue, Making Connections, People from Cork

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