Category Archives: Churches in Cork

President Michael D Higgins and An Taoiseach Micheál Martin highlight importance of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork was trending on social media as #SFB150 for many hours today, Monday 30th November, the 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Cathedral by Bishop John Gregg on 30th November 1870. Cork people, people with … Continue reading

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Douglas Union of Parishes in Cork Gets Stirred Up Before Advent

The traditional Collect for the Sunday before Advent (22nd November this year) starts with the words ‘Stir up’ and goes on to emphasise ‘the fruit of good works’. Generations of preachers used it as a launch pad for sermons on … Continue reading

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Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir Launches New CD

The current Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral building is 150 years old in 2020, although worship has been offered on the same site since 606AD when Saint Fin Barre founded his monastery.  The Cathedral was consecrated on 30th November 1870.  Saint … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton launches Book for Children and Young People to Mark the forthcoming 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.

On Friday, 13th November, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, has made available to schools, parishes and youth groups a book he wrote in recent months for children, young people and parishes to explore the 150th anniversary later this month … Continue reading

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Bishop Fintan Gavin’s First Visit to St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork

On Saturday 7th November, on the invitation of the Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Most Rev. Dr Fintan Gavin, Bishop of Cork and Ross, made his first visit as Bishop of Cork and … Continue reading

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