Category Archives: Community Involvement

Ireland’s Fittest Parish?

At the start of January, Archdeacon Adrian Wilkinson, the rector of Douglas Union with Frankfield, in the Diocese of Cork, publicised the fact that he would walk at least 5 kilometres each day that  month. This was partly for personal … Continue reading

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Cork Churches Keep Christmas Lights On as a Sign of ‘the Light of Christ in this Hurting World.’

A number of parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross that have outdoor decorations on their church buildings for Christmas have taken the decision this year to keep the lights on until Candlemas, 2nd February, the Feast … Continue reading

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Praise and Thanks from Bishop Paul Colton for Frontline Workers in Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

As schools come to the end of a challenging and demanding academic term before Christmas, and as 2020 heads towards its close, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has singled the education work of the Diocese … Continue reading

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Cork Mothers’ Union takes part in Global 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence

Some facts: One in three women experience some form of domestic abuse; 1 in 2 women murdered in Ireland is killed by a partner or ex; 60% of abuse starts before the age of 25. The 16 Days of Activism … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the Consecration of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork

The last day of this month – 30th November 2020 – will be the 150th anniversary of the Consecration of one of Cork’s, indeed of one of Ireland’s, most iconic buildings:  Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. Originally a day of … Continue reading

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