Category Archives: Church Music

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choristers complete Sponsored Walk in Cork

The choristers of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir, Cork, together with their families embarked on an 8km walk around Mahon Point and Blackrock Village in Cork last Saturday, 6th October. The weather could not have been better and this drew … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Cork, Fund-Raising, Youth Work

‘Come and Sing Evensong’ Event held in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Almost 40 singers attended an afternoon at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral organised by Peter Stobart and the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Church Music Scheme on Saturday 15th September. The challenge was to sing Choral Evensong from scratch, and with … Continue reading

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Royal School of Church Music awards for choristers of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Three senior choristers of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork were presented with the Royal School of Church Music Bronze Award following the Eucharist at the Cathedral on Sunday 2nd September. The girls travelled to Dublin in June to be assessed … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, People from the Diocese, Royal School of Church Music, Youth Work

Summer SING! at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Summer SING! is a week-long children’s singing festival which encourages children to experience singing in Cork City. Some 200 children and 100 professional and volunteer staff, aged from 3 to 14 years, gather together and they sing in venues across … Continue reading

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Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Visits St Davids Cathedral, Wales

Easter is always a busy time for cathedral musicians and this year was no exception with choral services on every day of the Triduum and Festival Eucharist and Evensong on Easter Sunday itself. There was also a liturgical performance of … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Sermon preached on Christmas Day 2017 in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Sermon preached by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Christmas Day, 2017 But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; for see —I am … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Christmas, Church Music, Church Services, Sermons

Popular Live Crib in Carrigaline Parish sets the Scene for Christmas in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Live Crib ‘Road to Bethlehem’ which took place in St Mary’s Churchyard in Carrigaline, Co. Cork on 9th and 10th December was one of the many events in parishes around the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross which set … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Christmas, Church Music, Diocese, Live Crib, Parish News, Special Events