Category Archives: Church in Society

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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Scottish Episcopal Church’s approach to same-sex Marriage may represent a Way Forward for Church of Ireland says Bishop Paul Colton

Speaking at the Diocesan Synod of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Douglas, Co. Cork on Saturday 10th June 2017, the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, Bishop Paul Colton, noted the decision earlier in the … Continue reading

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Cork to Honour Bishop Paul Colton for his Spirit of Inclusiveness for all in Cork Society with the ‘Spirit of Cork Award 2017’

Cork Civic Trust as organisers of The Spirit of Cork Award has announced that it will bestow the 2017 award on Dr Paul Colton, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. The Chairman of Cork Civic Trust, Michael Mulcahy, said: … Continue reading

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5th Annual St Luke’s Charity Conference held in Cork

On Thursday, 6th April, 5th Annual St Luke’s Charity Conference was hosted by the Northridge House Education and Research Centre within the charity at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little island, Co. Cork. The theme of this year’s conference was: Residents – … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Saint Luke's Charity

Ambassador of Israel makes courtesy visit to the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Wednesday, 26th April, the Ambassador of Israel to Ireland, His Excellency Ze’ev Boker, made a courtesy visit in Cork to the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton.  The Ambassador was welcomed to The … Continue reading

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