Category Archives: Community Involvement

Find Christmas Tough? An Invitation to a Blue Christmas at St Anne’s, Shandon, Cork

Christmas is not a jolly time for everyone.  If you are someone who finds Christmas tough going, Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork invites you to a ‘Blue Christmas’ on Wednesday, 14th December at 7.30 p.m. A ‘Blue Christmas’ will be … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Pastoral

‘The Great Adventure to Bethlehem’ in Ballydehob, County Cork

The Church of Ireland parish of Ballydehob Union in West Cork, which includes the churches at both Ballydehob and Aughadown is hosting a children’s Christmas event called: The Great Adventure to Bethlehem. This seasonal fun-filled festive morning will take place … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Christmas, Community Involvement, Diocese, Festivals

Cork’s First Christmas Tree Festival Addresses Many Contemporary Themes

Cork’s first Christmas Tree Festival was held from 2nd to 4th December in the Church of Ireland Parish of Carrigrohane Union, based at the three parish churches:  St Peter’s, Carrigrohane, St Senan’s, Inniscarra and The Church of the Resurrection, Blarney.  It … Continue reading

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Cork’s First Christmas Tree Festival

The Church of Ireland Carrigrohane Union of Parishes, which include the three parish churches of St Peter’s, Carrigrohane, The Church of the Resurrection, Blarney and St Senan’s, Inniscarra is hosting what it believes to be the first Christmas Tree Festival … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Festivals, People from Cork

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Mothers’ Union: Prayer Vigil to End Violence Against Women

The Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross will hold a vigil at St. Mary’s Church, Carrigaline, County Cork on Saturday 26th November from 7.30 – 9.30pm. The purpose is to spread the very important message that violence against women … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Mothers' Union, People in Need, Prayers

Olympian and Bishop Join Forces in Cork to Open and Bless Soft Surface Play Area at Their Old Primary School

St. Luke’s National School, Douglas, Cork recently developed a specialised soft surface play area for the children of the school. Two past pupils of the school – John Jermyn, member of the Irish Olympic Hockey team, and our school Patron, Bishop Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, Olympic Games, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton Delivers Remembrance Sunday Oration at Cork War Memorial

At the invitation of the Cork Branch of the Royal British Legion, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, delivered an oration at the Cork War Memorial, South Mall, Cork on Sunday, 13th November.  The occasion was Remembrance … Continue reading

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