Category Archives: Community Involvement

‘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

553 take part in Memorial Run at St Luke’s Home, Cork

On a perfectly still, warm and dry Thursday evening, 7th September,  St Luke’s Home, Cork hosted its 3rd Annual 5K Memorial Run. Established in 2015 as an event for remembering residents who have died, the Memorial Run has been sponsored … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Dementia Care, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

County Mayor, Two Bishops of Cork and President of GAA to Join Dunmanway Community for Opening of Sam Maguire Community Bells Project

On Saturday next, at 9th September in the St Mary’s Church of Ireland Church, Dunmanway, County Cork the completion of a unique community project will be celebrated in the presence the Mayor of Cork County, the two Bishops of Cork, … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Centenary, Community Involvement, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Heritage, History, News Release, Official Opening, Parish News

Invitation to Join in the St Luke’s Home Cork 5k Run

Like all voluntary charities, St Luke’s Charity, Cork which has been running Saint Luke’s Home in the city since 1872, caring for older people and people with dementia or Alzheimer’s, needs to fund raise to bridge the significant gap between … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Dementia Care, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

Lord Mayor of Cork Makes Annual Courtesy Call to Bishop and Mrs Colton

On Monday, 28th August, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald, accompanied by the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Georgina Fitzgerald, were welcomed to The Bishop’s Palace by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, and Mrs Susan Colton.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork