Category Archives: Church in Society

Inaugural West Cork History Festival in Skibbereen

The inaugural West Cork History Festival, the brainchild of Dr Simon Kingston, was held at his home outside Skibbereen, County Cork on Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July.  With the support of the Diocesan Board of Education in … Continue reading

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Busy Summer in Parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Sometimes people have the idea that church activity winds down in July, and more so in August.  This has never been the case in many dioceses and especially in places such as Cork, Cloyne and Ross with its many holiday … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Services, Clergy, Community Involvement, Diocese, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sea Sunday, Social Events, Special Events, Summer, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton were Guests at New Páirc Uí Chaoimh for All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Final

On Saturday, 22nd July, an auspicious and historic day for Cumann Lúthchleas Gael (the Gaelic Athletic Association), Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton were the guests of the Cork County Board at the Quarter-Final of the All-Ireland Hurling qualifier between Clare and … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Cork, Diocese, GAA, People from Cork, Sport

Cork Mothers’ Union Help Out at Cork Summer Show

The Mothers’ Union in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross enjoyed a really busy weekend last month at the Cork Summer Show (17-18 June), in the lovely sunshine. They provided a baby change facility and colouring for kids … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Lay Ministry, Mothers' Union

Muslim Foundation of Cork Welcome Church of Ireland to Iftar

Two clergy from the Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross – the Rev. Elaine Murray and the Rev. Tony Murphy – were welcomed to the Muslim Foundation of Cork’s Community Interfaith Iftar (Breaking of the Fast in … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Cork, Iftar, Interfaith Dialogue, Ramadan

Eight Bells in Memory of Sam Maguire in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway

A truly unusual and historic community project is under way in Dunmanway, County Cork, based at the Church of Ireland parish church – Saint Mary’s – and started by the local rector, the Reverend Cliff Jeffers.  Eight bells, to be … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Centenary, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton’s Diocesan Synod Address 2017

United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod Address given in Cork by The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross on 10th June 2017 Introduction Dear friends in Christ, we assemble as a Diocesan … Continue reading

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