Category Archives: Church in Society

Bantry Floods ~ ‘worst in 26 years’ says Church of Ireland Clergyman

Canon Paul Willoughby, the rector of Bantry, County Cork has said that the floods in the town are the worst he has seen in his 26 years in the parish. Canon Willoughby has been out and about in the local … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Clergy, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Floods, West Cork

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Signs up for Safety Charter

Following completion of the required training, implementation of Covid-19 safety measures and an inspection by a Fáilte Ireland assessor, Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork has been deemed fully compliant with the Fáilte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Charter. Awarding of this accreditation … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Church in Society, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Dean of Cork, Diocese, Tourism

It’s Diocesan ‘Synod’ Day 2020 in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Saturday, 13th June 2020 is in the diary as the day for this year’s Diocesan Synod of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘Synod’ is rooted in the idea of gathering and meeting. But that, of course, cannot … Continue reading

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Cork, Cloyne and Ross Prepares for Reopening of Church Buildings

For the last month, since the publication by the Irish Government of the Return to Work Safely Protocol, consultations have been taking place in the Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross about the implementation of the Protocol … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, church buildings, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Voluntary Work, ZOOM

Response to Bishop Colton’s Appeal for Masks for Cork Charity

On Wednesday 22nd April, nursing homes in Ireland, including Saint Luke’s Home, Cork – a 148 year old charity in the Diocese of Cork – received new guidance from the HSE advising that masks be worn by all healthcare workers … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home