Category Archives: Community Involvement

Bishop Paul Colton takes part in New COVID-19 Community Response Forum established by Cork City Council

At the request of Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government,  Eoghan Murphy, T.D., a COVID-19 Community Response Forum (CRF) is being put in place in Cork City and will be co-ordinated by Cork City Council.  A similar initiative will … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Community Response Forum, Contemporary Issues, Cork, COVID-19, Five Marks of Mission

Lord Mayor and Bishops of Cork Broadcast by Webcam on St Patrick’s Day

On Saint Patrick’s Day, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Dr John Sheehan, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and Dr Fintan Gavin, Bishop of Cork and Ross met (socially distanced each from the other) at the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Broadcast, Church in Society, Church Online, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Cork and Ross, Corona Virus, Diocese, Ecumenism, Five Marks of Mission, Lord Mayor of Cork, Making Connections, People from Cork, Saint Patrick's Day, Webcam

Confirmation Candidates in Cork Parish Host Parish Fund-Raising Lunch

On Sunday 1 March, the 21 members of the current confirmation group in the parishes of Douglas Union with Frankfield in Cork, hosted a soup lunch in the Canon Packham Hall. At the lunch €576 was raised for Cork Penny … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Children's Ministry, Community Involvement, Confirmation, Cork, Diocese, Parish News, Youth Work

Saturday Morning Men’s Pub Breakfast Kick Starts Lent in Douglas Parishes, County Cork

On Saturday 29 February, Bull McCabes Pub and Restaurant on the Airport Road in Cork City, was filled to capacity for the Parish Men’s Breakfast. This year more than 90 men, in some cases several generations of the same family, … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Lent, Parish News

Templebreedy School, Cork take Part in Limerick Primary School Singing Competition

The children of Templebreedy National School, Crosshaven, County Cork visited Limerick Choral Festival on Friday 28th February to participate in the Primary School Singing Competition. The school choir, which is made up of 24 students from 4th to 6th classes, … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Church Music, Community Involvement, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Last Winter Concert of the Year in Cobh and Glanmire Parish raises funds for AWARE

On Friday 28th February, in the Church of St Mary & All Saints’, Glanmire, the final concert of the parish’s Winter Concert Series was held. A large and appreciative audience were entertained by Kinsale Voices, violin quartets, piano soloists, and … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Concert, Continuing Ministerial Education, East Cork, Five Marks of Mission, Parish News

Carrigaline Parish Celebrates Fair Trade Fortnight

The Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork, has been  a Fair Trade Parish since 2012.  The Parish recently celebrated the beginning of this year’s Fair Trade Fortnight with themed Services in both St John’s and St Mary’s … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Fair Trade Parish, Five Marks of Mission, Parish News