Category Archives: Church of Ireland

Commemorative Stamp Features Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Window

An Post have launched a new stamp commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland which came into force on 1st January 1871.  The ‘N’ rate stamp, designed by Vermillion Design in Dublin, is an image … Continue reading

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Cork Churches Keep Christmas Lights On as a Sign of ‘the Light of Christ in this Hurting World.’

A number of parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross that have outdoor decorations on their church buildings for Christmas have taken the decision this year to keep the lights on until Candlemas, 2nd February, the Feast … Continue reading

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Cork Student selected to represent Church of Ireland Youth Department in Taoiseach’s ‘Shared Island Initiative’

On 22 October, An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin TD, announced the Shared Island Dialogue series, as part of the Government’s Shared Island initiative. The first Shared Island Dialogue took place online on 26 November 2020, on “New Generations and New Voices on the … Continue reading

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2020 Election Results – United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Following the recent virtual meeting of the Diocesan Synod of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross and the associated elections, the counting of votes took place on Saturday 5th December. The following results are now announced. Two New … Continue reading

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Illustration of Bishop Colton’s St Fin Barre’s Cathedral 150 and Advent Sermon

Sermon preached on Advent Sunday 29th November 2020 In  the Cathedral Church of Saint Fin Barre Cork on the eve of the sesquicentenary of the Consecration of the Cathedral, by the Bishop of Cork, The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton In … Continue reading

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