Category Archives: Churches in Cork

Bells for Ukraine

Today, Thursday 3rd March 2022 at 7pm, bells will sound across Cork City and County to mark the first week of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia and to demonstrate our solidarity with the Ukrainian people. Led by the twelve … Continue reading

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“The Shandon Mystery” – Bishop launches appeal at Saint Anne’s, Shandon

On Sunday, 6th February 2022, Bishop Paul Colton visited Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork, where he and members of the parish launched ‘The Shandon Mystery’.  The Bishop writes: The mystery is straightforward;  we do not know the exact dates of … Continue reading

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“The Shandon Mystery” – Bishop Paul inaugurates the 300th Anniversary celebrations at Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon

The tercentenary, 300 years, of the present day Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork’s iconic church, with its famous Shandon Bells, will be inaugurated on Sunday 6th February 2022 by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, when he visits … Continue reading

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Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr Fintan Gavin and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton

Christmas 2021 This has been a tough year. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all our lives. The scriptures tell us that after their visit to the new-born Saviour in Bethlehem, the wise men ‘went home by a different way’. … Continue reading

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West Cork Church chosen by Bishop Paul Colton for his Christmas Message to Schools, Young People and the Young at Heart

Bishop Paul Colton chose the West Cork village of Castletownshend as the setting for his 2021 Christmas Message to schools, young people and the young at heart. On a dismal December day, assisted by Mrs Susan Colton on the camera, … Continue reading

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