Category Archives: Church in Society

Stephen Teap named as Cork Person of the Year

At the annual Cork Person of the Year Awards on Friday last, 17th January, attended by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, and the Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr Fintan Gavin, Stephen Teap, a son … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Award, Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Cork Person of the Year Awards, Ecumenism, Ireland, Lord Mayor of Cork, Mayor of Cork County, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

Faith in Action in the Community in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In common with parishes throughout the Church of Ireland, parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, engaged with the Five Marks of Mission, regularly seek to find ways to put their faith into action in ways big … Continue reading

Posted in Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Making Connections, Parish News, Patronal Festival, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Vocations, Voluntary Work

St Luke’s Home Celebrates 25 Years in Mahon, Cork

On Thursday 21st November a large gathering of staff, friends and volunteers came to celebrate with the residents, 25 years in Mahon for St Luke’s Home, Cork.   Mr Tony O’Brien, CEO of the Charity gave the opening address.  Bishop … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Cork, Dementia Care, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Partnership, People from Cork, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

Faith Story Boards in Dunmanway Church as part of Sam Maguire Trail

In recent times St. Mary’s Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, County Cork has been in the news for its partnership with the local community and the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).  It is the church where Sam Maguire attended as a … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, Good ideas, Parish News | Tagged

New Lord Mayor of Cork makes Courtesy Visit to Bishop Colton

On Tuesday 27th August, the new Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Dr John Sheehan and the Lady Mayoress, Aedamar Sheehan made a courtesy visit to the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton at … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Cork, Lord Mayor of Cork

‘Victoria’ screenwriter, Daisy Goodwin, with West Cork church connections, announced as final speaker for West Cork History Festival

The closing speaker of the 2019 West Cork History Festival will be screenwriter and novelist Daisy Goodwin, who wrote the hugely popular TV series Victoria on the life of Queen Victoria. Daisy will speak about writing Victoria and her own West Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Centenaries in Ireland, Church History, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Education, Festivals, Heritage, History, West Cork History Festival

Money raised for vital work on Cobh (Mixed) National School

In recent weeks  Cobh Mixed National School, in Cobh, County Cork, held their annual play in their school hall. Before the event, a cheque for €1200 for the repair and upgrade of the school hall was presented by Tracey Fortune … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Cork, Education, Fund-Raising, Schools in the Diocese