Category Archives: Church Services

Lay Assistants at the Eucharist Trained and Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

More than 300 lay people received training recently in Cork, Cloyne and Ross and, at Services during Easter, were commissioned in their parishes to assist with the distribution of Holy Communion.  At a short ceremony during Sunday Service in each parish they committed … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Commissionings, Lay Ministry

Annual IDAHOT Day Service in St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork

The annual IDAHOT Service took place in St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork on Sunday, 21st May.  The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) is on 17th May, and the Service in Shandon is on a Sunday near that date … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, LGBT, Special Events

Annual Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Clergy, lay readers, and lay ministers together with a substantial congregation responded to an invitation from the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, to join in the Annual Chrism Eucharist in St Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork on Maundy … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Chrism Eucharist, Church Services, Diocese, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday

‘Vulnerability is part of Christian Ministry’ – Bishop Paul Colton at Annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist

Sermon preached by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton at the Diocesan Chrism Eucharist In the Cathedral Church of St Fachtna, Rosscarbery, Co Cork On Maundy Thursday, 13th April, 2017 In this month’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Chrism Eucharist, Church Services, Clergy, Diocese, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday

Seirbhís as Gaeilge ar an oíche roimh Lá Fhéile Pádraig 2017

Reachtáladh Seirbhís den Comaoineach Naofa In Eaglais Naomh Muire I gCarraig Úí Laighin 16ú Márta, an Oíche roimh Lá Le Pádraig. Chan Ceolbhuíon Baile na Manach sleachta as ceol an aifrinn le Sean Ó Riada, agus thug easpaig Michael Burrows … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Diocese, Irish Language, Saint Patrick's Day

Annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day began early in Cork with a Civic Service and Festival Eucharist of Saint Patrick’s Day held in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral where the city’s patron saint first founded his monastic settlement. The Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, presided … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days

At Cork St Patricks’ Day Civic Service Bishop Paul Colton speaks about Mother and Baby Homes

In his sermon at the annual Civic Service and Festival Eucharist for St Patrick’s Day in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, spoke about the place of religion in Irish society in the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Church Services, Saint Patrick's Day, Sermons