Category Archives: Church Services

Full House in Bandon for the Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools, held in St Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 28th September, was attended by nearly 600 pupils and teachers from the twenty-one primary schools in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Christian Aid, Church Services, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Special Events, World Aid and Development

300th Anniversary of the Building of the Church of Saint Brendan, Crookhaven, Co. Cork

Sunday, 23rd July marked the beginning of a week of celebrations in Kilmoe Union of Parishes to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the building and consecration of the beautiful little coastal Church of St Brendan in Crookhaven, County Cork.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bishop, Church Services, Diocese, Parish News, Sermons

‘Old’ Youth Meet ‘Present’ Youth for Crookhaven300 Reunion in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 23rd July former members of the Cork Diocesan youth scene from the early 1980s were hosted at a reunion barbecue at the Altar Rectory, Toormore, Co Cork at which they were joined by current members of the Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, CDYC, Church Services, Diocese, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Social Events, Summer, Youth Work

Busy Summer in Parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Sometimes people have the idea that church activity winds down in July, and more so in August.  This has never been the case in many dioceses and especially in places such as Cork, Cloyne and Ross with its many holiday … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Services, Clergy, Community Involvement, Diocese, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sea Sunday, Social Events, Special Events, Summer, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

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