Category Archives: Community Involvement

Two Cork Parishes in Dramatic Enterprise

On the 9th, 10th and 11th November Douglas Union of Parishes with Frankfield, together with Carrigaline Union held Theatre Supper Evenings.  They put on two hilarious plays, ‘A Fishy Business’ by Margaret Wood and ‘Gosforth’s Fete’ by Alan Ayckbourne.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Community Involvement, Drama, Parish News, Partnership, People from the Diocese, Theatre

Cork Jazz Festival in St Anne’s, Shandon, Cork

On 29th October Harvest Thanksgiving was celebrated in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork coinciding as usual with the ‘Jazz Festival weekend’. The church was full to capacity with parishioners, friends and visitors coming together to give thanks for harvest and … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Jazz Festival, Eco Congregation, Environmental Issues, Festivals, Harvest Thanksgiving

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Group Visit Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

A group of clergy and lay people from the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross have recently returned from Finland where, as guests of the Bishop and Diocese of Borgå (Porvoo), they undertook an extensive programme of encounter, dialogue … Continue reading

Posted in Ambassador's Visit, Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Music, Community Involvement, Confirmation, Contemporary Issues, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocesan Secretary, Diocese, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, International Church Relations, People from the Diocese, Porvoo Communion, Reformation, Special Events, Youth Work

An Invitation to Remember as First Peal is rung on Sam Maguire Community Bells in Dunmanway

The first peal attempt on the recently installed Sam Maguire Community Bells in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway, County Cork, will take place on Sunday coming, 12th November, beginning at 2.30pm.  It is also Remembrance Sunday. While this peal is being rung, there … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Community Involvement, Justice and Reconciliation, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Reconciliation, Remembrance Sunday

‘Sam Maguire’ has a Perpetual Home in Cork

As we look forward to tomorrow’s All-Ireland Football final between Mayo and Dublin we wonder who will lift high The Sam Maguire Cup.  It’s worth remembering that Sam Maguire himself was a Cork man.  This is the 90th anniversary year … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bells, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, GAA, History, Official Opening, Special Events, Sport

‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway Ring Out their Message of Hope and Reconciliation

The ‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway, County Cork rang out their message of hope and reconciliation for the first time at a special celebration of thanksgiving on Saturday, 9th September.  The bells project, the visionary idea of the local … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bells, Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, News Release, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton’s Address at the Official Opening of ‘The Sam Maguire Community Bells’

Address given by The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the Official Opening of  The Sam Maguire Community Bells in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway, County Cork, on Saturday, 9th September, 2017 Sam Maguire died … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Official Opening, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sermons