Category Archives: Church Services

Sea Sunday celebrated in Cobh, County Cork

On 14th July, the annual Sea Sunday service took place in Christ Church, Rushbrooke, County Cork with a large congregation present. The Service was attended by a wide range of civic dignitaries including representatives from the Cobh ONE (ex-servicemen) branch, … Continue reading

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New President of Mothers’ Union Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Ascension Day, 30th May, Hilary Dring, only the sixteenth Diocesan President of Mothers’ Union in Cork in almost 125 years, was commissioned by Bishop Paul Colton. It was a wonderful evening at St. Mary’s Church in Carrigaline when many … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Services, Commissionings, Diocese, Mothers' Union

Parishioners Spring Surprise on Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday 9th June, the rector of Douglas Union of Parishes, the Venerable Adrian Wilkinson, Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne and Ross celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the diaconate.  A surprise United Service had been organised in Saint … Continue reading

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West Cork Church of Ireland Parish to the fore in New Community and GAA Initiative

Dunmanway continues to promote its most famous son Sam Maguire with yet another wonderful project entitled ‘The Sam Maguire Passport’ . It was officially launched on Sunday 26th of May at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin by the President of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Launch, People from Cork, Reconciliation

Annual IDAHOT Service at Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork

On Sunday morning last, 12th May, a Service was held in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork to mark International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia.  This year’s service took its theme from Cork City LGBT Awareness week – ‘Allies for … Continue reading

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Readers Licensed and new Precentor Installed in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 12th May, two new Diocesan Readers – Lynn McAdam O’Connell and Michael Kenning – having completed the required training, were licensed by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, during Evensong at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Certificate in Christian Studies, Church Services, Diocese, Lay Ministry, LIcensing, People from the Diocese, Readers

St Anne’s Church, Shandon to host Cork IDAHOT Service on Sunday 12th May

Once again this year, IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia) will be marked at the 10.15am service in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork on Sunday next (12th May).  The Service will be led by the Rector, the … Continue reading

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