Category Archives: Community Involvement

Response to Bishop Colton’s Appeal for Masks for Cork Charity

On Wednesday 22nd April, nursing homes in Ireland, including Saint Luke’s Home, Cork – a 148 year old charity in the Diocese of Cork – received new guidance from the HSE advising that masks be worn by all healthcare workers … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

‘ShineALight’ in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In response to the ecumenical invitation of the three Cork bishops – Paul Colton (Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross), Fintan Gavin (Bishop of Cork and Ross) and William Crean (Bishop of Cloyne) – churches in Cork, Cloyne and Ross … Continue reading

Posted in church buildings, Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Easter, Ecumenism, Five Marks of Mission, Light

Cork Church of Ireland Sports Club – Garryduff – supports Frontline Workers

The main sports hall at the Incorporated Church of Ireland Cork Young Men’s Association – Garryduff Sports Centre – at Rochestown, Cork has been made available to assist with an important effort to make 10,000 face masks for frontline HSE … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church of Ireland Hockey Club, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Fund-Raising, Garryduff Sports Centre, ICICYMA, Partnership, People from Cork, Voluntary Work

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