Category Archives: Civic Service

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

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‘Society and the world need bridge-builders’ – Bishop Paul Colton at St Patrick’s Day Civic Service in Cork

Preaching at the annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to mark St Patrick’s Day, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘more than ever our society and world needs bridge-builders.’  Speaking in … Continue reading

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Music for Centenary of End of First World War at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday, 11th November, the centenary of Armistice Day 1918, marking the end of the First World War, the first sounds will be of a bell and silence.  On each of the four minutes leading up to the eleventh hour … Continue reading

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‘Need for structured dialogue towards separation of Church and State’ ~ Bishop Paul Colton

Speaking at the City Service in St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, said there was a need, in Ireland, for a structured approach to the current informal debates about separation of Church and State.  Setting … Continue reading

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