Category Archives: Church Services

Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Holy Week, known to early Christians as ‘The Great Week’,  begins tomorrow, Sunday 14th April which is Palm Sunday.  Monday in Holy Week (15th), Tuesday in Holy Week (16th) and Wednesday in Holy Week (17th) are followed on Thursday 18th … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Easter, Holy Week

Warm Welcome for New Rector of Fermoy, County Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 7th April 2019, a very warm welcome was given to the new rector of the Fermoy Union of Parishes, the Reverend Gary Paulsen. The landmark church, Christ Church Fermoy, not far from the banks of the River … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Clergy, Cork, Institutions and Commissionings, Special Events

Saint Patrick’s Day Reception for Civic Guests in Cork

Each year, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton host a reception for invited guests in their home following the Festival and Civic Eucharist in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.  Nearly 200 guests were received this … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Services, Civic Service, Cork, People from Cork, Photo Montage

Dedication of relocated Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital

The Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital was first dedicated in May 1980.  Recent reconstruction at the hospital meant that the Chapel had to be moved to a new space further along the main entrance corridor.  On … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral Choir, Chaplaincies, Christian Art, Church Services, Dedication, Icon, Special Events

Sermon at the Funeral of the Reverend Robert Lawson

Sermon preached at the Funeral of the Reverend Robert William Lawson in the Church of Saint Brigid, Castleknock, Dublin by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork Saturday, 26th January 2019 We gather here, as we heard at … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Services, Sermons

Hundreds fill St Mary’s Church, Youghal for dedication of new War Memorial

Nearly 500 people from throughout East Cork and West Waterford attended the dedication of a new war memorial in the Collegiate Church of St Mary the Virgin, Youghal, County Cork on Sunday afternoon 2nd December.  The new memorial comprises eight … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Church Services, Decade of Centenaries, Dedication, Ecumenism, Memorial Service, Remembrance

Unity in Remembering WWI 100 years on in New Inclusive Memorial in Bantry Church

Armistice Day 2018 was marked in Bantry with a special ecumenical service at St. Brendan’s Church. The high point of the ceremony was the unveiling of a new First World War memorial plaque following the traditional two minutes of silence … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Church in Society, Church Services, Ecumenism, Memorial Service, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday