Category Archives: Church in Society

Cork Mothers’ Union takes part in Global 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence

Some facts: One in three women experience some form of domestic abuse; 1 in 2 women murdered in Ireland is killed by a partner or ex; 60% of abuse starts before the age of 25. The 16 Days of Activism … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Mothers' Union

Lord Mayor of Cork launches Three Faiths Forum’s ‘The Pocket Facts Guide for Jewish, Christian and Muslim People.’

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh and his wife Stephanie, Lady Mayoress of Cork, warmly welcomed a small representative group from the Cork Three Faiths Forum recently in his chambers in City Hall. The occasion was the launch … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Response Forum, Cork, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Interfaith Dialogue, Launch, Lord Mayor of Cork, News Release, People from Cork

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

Posted in Christian Art, Church Art, Church History, Church in Society, Church Law, Clergy, Clergy Conference, Continuing Ministerial Education, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Porvoo Communion, Reformation

First ‘Real’ Diocesan Youth Event in Cork, Cloyne and Ross since March

It finally happened! The first youth event since March. After months of keeping in touch with the youth of Cork, Cloyne & Ross over Zoom meetings, the Cork, Cloyne and Ross  Diocesan Youth Officer, Hilda Connolly, was finally able to … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Youth Work

Cork Clergyman joins Cycle in aid of Saint Luke’s Charity and Home

The Reverend Paul Robinson, Chaplain to Saint Luke’s Home, Cork (and priest-in-charge at Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork) joined a small group of co-workers from St Luke’s Home, including CEO Tony O’Brien, Fiona Dwyer, Eileen Ferguson and Paul Morrissey … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Clergy, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Dementia Care, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising