Category Archives: Church Services

Bicentenary of St Brendan’s Church, Bantry

The foundation stone of the Church of Ireland parish Church in Bantry, County Cork was laid two hundred years ago this month on 23rd October, 1818.  To mark the millennium in 2000, the Church was dedicated afresh as the Church … Continue reading

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Susan Green Installed as new Church of Ireland Dean of Cloyne, County Cork

On Friday evening, 5th October, in Saint Colman’s Cathedral, Cloyne, County Cork, the Cloyne Union of Parishes welcomed their new rector – Susan Green.  The Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, who presided at the Service, instituted Susan to … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Cathedral, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Clergy, Cloyne, Diocese, East Cork, Installations

Service of Blessing of Animals in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline

The annual Blessing of Animals Service was held in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline recently. Although again mainly dogs turned up in need of a blessing, there were a couple of very brave cats and a bemused looking fish!

Posted in Church Services, Community Involvement, Eco Congregation, Parish News

Bishop of Cork Consecrates Chapel at Saint Luke’s Home, Cork

When Saint Luke’s Home, Cork relocated in 1994 from Military Hill to Mahon in the south suburbs of Cork City it was a 90 bed care home and a small chapel was consecrated at the time by the Right Reverend … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Care of the Older Person, Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Church Services, Dedication, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Gifts to the Church, Liturgy, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Official Opening, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Special Events, Voluntary Work

150th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Church, Crosshaven ~ Templebreedy

On the afternoon of Trinity Sunday, 27th May, Templebreedy Church – Holy Trinity Church, Crosshaven – was full for the celebration of the sesquicentenary (150 years) of the consecration of the Church.  The church building was designed by William Burges, … Continue reading

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Pentecost with an International Flavour in St John the Baptist, Midleton, County Cork

The Feast of Pentecost was given an international flavour when celebrated recently in St John the Baptist Church, Midleton, County Cork. People from twelve different countries in the Parish prayed the Lord’s Prayer in their own language as part of … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Parish News, Pentecost, People from the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton Leads IDAHOT Service in St Anne’s, Shandon Cork

On Sunday 13th May a service was held to mark International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia.  Bishop Paul Colton, assisted by the Reverend Sarah Marry, led a celebration of the Eucharist on the theme ‘Alliances for Solidarity’. Choir Choral Con Fusion joined … Continue reading

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