Category Archives: Community Involvement

New Diocesan Youth Officer in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 21st January, Hilda Connolly was commissioned as the new Diocesan Youth Officer in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  The commissioning by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, took place at a special Service … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Bishop, Commissionings, Community Involvement, Youth Work

The Cork Three Faiths Forum – 2018 Calendar Launched by the Lord Mayor of Cork

As New Year’s Eve approaches we think ahead to our new calendars.  Earlier this month, the Lord Mayor of Cork launched the Cork Three Faiths Forum 2018 Interfaith Calendar. Members of the Cork Three Faiths Forum were welcomed to the … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Interfaith Dialogue, Lord Mayor of Cork

Bishop Paul Colton joins in Official Opening of Nano Nagle Place in Cork

On Monday, 18th December, the official opening was performed by Dr Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland, of the newly developed Nano Nagle Place in Cork.  The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton (Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross), joined the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Ecumenism, Official Opening, People from Cork

A night full of promise: Carols from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral CD Launch

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir held a launch for their new CD of Christmas Carols on Saturday 25th November in the Cathedral. The production of a choral CD is a significant step forward in music making at Saint Fin Barre’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christmas, Church in Society, Church Music, Community Involvement, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Launch

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

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