Category Archives: Community Involvement

Eight Bells in Memory of Sam Maguire in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway

A truly unusual and historic community project is under way in Dunmanway, County Cork, based at the Church of Ireland parish church – Saint Mary’s – and started by the local rector, the Reverend Cliff Jeffers.  Eight bells, to be … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Centenary, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese

Annual IDAHOT Day Service in St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork

The annual IDAHOT Service took place in St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork on Sunday, 21st May.  The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) is on 17th May, and the Service in Shandon is on a Sunday near that date … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, LGBT, Special Events

5th Annual St Luke’s Charity Conference held in Cork

On Thursday, 6th April, 5th Annual St Luke’s Charity Conference was hosted by the Northridge House Education and Research Centre within the charity at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little island, Co. Cork. The theme of this year’s conference was: Residents – … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Saint Luke's Charity

Ambassador of Israel makes courtesy visit to the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Wednesday, 26th April, the Ambassador of Israel to Ireland, His Excellency Ze’ev Boker, made a courtesy visit in Cork to the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton.  The Ambassador was welcomed to The … Continue reading

Posted in Ambassador's Visit, Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement

Rich and Varied Celebrations of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The week that starts each year with the Sunday before Easter Day, Palm Sunday, is known to Christians as Holy Week.  Its importance and significance in the Church is highlighted by its being called ‘The Great Week’ in the early … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Chrism Eucharist, Church Music, Community Involvement, Diocese, Easter, Good Friday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, People from the Diocese, Photo Montage

Douglas Churches Together Start Holy Week with Palm Sunday Walk of Witness in Cork

Palm Sunday in south Cork was marked, for the ninth year in a row, by a Walk of Witness by members of Douglas Churches Together in the southern suburbs of Cork City.  Clergy and representatives of  the three member churches, met on … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Ecumenism, Holy Week

Award for St Multose School in Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade

Spectators at the Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade in Co. Cork were entertained this year by the children of St Multose National School – the Church of Ireland Primary School in Kinsale. The children played the part of the Children … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Parish News, Saint Patrick's Day, Schools in the Diocese