Category Archives: Churches in Cork

Ireland’s Fittest Parish?

At the start of January, Archdeacon Adrian Wilkinson, the rector of Douglas Union with Frankfield, in the Diocese of Cork, publicised the fact that he would walk at least 5 kilometres each day that  month. This was partly for personal … Continue reading

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Commemorative Stamp Features Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Window

An Post have launched a new stamp commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland which came into force on 1st January 1871.  The ‘N’ rate stamp, designed by Vermillion Design in Dublin, is an image … Continue reading

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Cork Churches Keep Christmas Lights On as a Sign of ‘the Light of Christ in this Hurting World.’

A number of parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross that have outdoor decorations on their church buildings for Christmas have taken the decision this year to keep the lights on until Candlemas, 2nd February, the Feast … Continue reading

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Christingles by ZOOM in Crosshaven, County Cork

Templebreedy Group of Parishes had a wonderful Christingle (Christ-Light) Service on ZOOM recently. Everyone received instructions of what they needed for the service, which until now was annually held in the Church. It was a celebration of ‘God: The Light … Continue reading

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Revised Information about Christmas Services in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Updated on Tuesday 22nd December Please note changes Christmas approaches and, more than ever this year, in Advent and beforehand, a lot of planning is going in to the practical arrangements for our joyful celebration of the nativity of our … Continue reading

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