Category Archives: Commissionings

Commissioning of New Chaplain to Bandon Grammar School

On Tuesday, 14th November,  at a Service for the whole school in the school gym,the Reverend Anne Skuse was commissioned as the new Chaplain to Bandon Grammar School in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  This is a … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Bandon Grammar School, Bishop, Chaplaincies, Church in Society, Commissionings, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Lay Assistants at the Eucharist Trained and Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

More than 300 lay people received training recently in Cork, Cloyne and Ross and, at Services during Easter, were commissioned in their parishes to assist with the distribution of Holy Communion.  At a short ceremony during Sunday Service in each parish they committed … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Commissionings, Lay Ministry

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Training for Lay Assistants at the Eucharist

Every three years in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, parishes recruit lay people who are trained and commissioned to serve as lay assistants at the Eucharist, and who assist with the distribution of the sacrament.  The short training course, outlined by … Continue reading

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Licensing of the Reverend Anne Skuse as a Diocesan Curate

On Friday, 9th October, the Reverend Anne Skuse was licensed as a Diocesan Curate by the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton during a celebration of the Eucharist in the Church of St Mark, Kilbonane (Aherla), County Cork.  Anne … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Clergy, Commissionings, Diocese, LIcensing, People from the Diocese

Commissioning of 256 Lay People to Assist at the Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Two hundred and fifty-six lay people were commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross to serve as Lay Assistants at the Eucharist at Sunday Services throughout the Diocese on Sunday, 6th April. The Church of Ireland Book of Common Prayer empowers the bishop … Continue reading

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New Chaplain to Lay Ministers in Cork, Cloyne and Ross is Commissioned

On Sunday, 17th November, prior to the Licensing of four new Readers in the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, also commissioned the Reverend Steve McCann, Rector of Ballydehob as the new Chaplain to Lay … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Bishop, Chaplaincies, Commissionings, Diocese, Lay Ministry

CEO of Mothers’ Union to speak at Cork Diocesan Festival

Reg Bailey, the CEO of the Mothers’ Union will be the guest speaker at the Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Mothers’ Union Diocesan Festival on Saturday next 16th March. During the Service in the Church of Saint Peter, Carrigrohane, County Cork, … Continue reading

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