Category Archives: Community Involvement

West Cork History Festival Announces 2018 Programme

The West Cork History Festival, of which the Bishop of Cork Dr Paul Colton is one of the patrons,  will run from 16-19 August. The programme will include contributions from leading writers on historical subjects. The subjects are local, national, and international … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Centenaries in Ireland, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Education, Special Events, West Cork History Festival

Christian Aid Focus at St Mary’s Church of Ireland National School, Carrigaline

Dr John Sweeney, the Christian Aid Representative in Carrigaline Union of parishes, County Cork, spoke at a special Assembly on Friday 18th May in St Mary’s Church of Ireland National School, Carrigaline. The children had collected their spare change recently … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Christian Aid, Community Involvement, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton’s Address to the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod 2018

United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod Address given in Cork by The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross on 9th June 2018 Introduction Although next March will mark the twentieth anniversary of … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocesan Synod, Diocese

Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork Addresses theme of Innovation in Dementia Care at Sixth Annual Conference

On Thursday 11th April, the 6th Annual Conference – Dementia: Innovations in Care – hosted by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork, and organised by the Northridge House Education and Research Centre at the Charity, took place at the Radisson Hotel, Little Island, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Care of the Older Person, Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Dementia Care, Education, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Saint Luke's Charity

Blarney Church of Ireland Hosts ‘Community Table’

On Monday 26th March The Church of The Resurrection in Blarney, Co Cork opened its doors to the community with an invitation to come around for the very first ‘Community Table’ event in the church.  The event was suggested at … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Making Connections, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

Clinical Pastoral Education ~ Graduation in Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Cork

Northridge House Education and Research Centre hosted a graduation ceremony when Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Certificates were presented on Wednesday 21st March at the conclusion of its annual CPE programme.  Northridge House Education and Research Centre is run by Saint … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Clinical Pastoral Education, Community Involvement, Education, Healthcare Ministry, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Pastoral, Saint Luke's Charity

Appointment of New CEO of St Luke’s Charity, Cork is Announced

The appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer of St Luke’s Charity, Cork has been announced.  The new CEO is Tony O’Brien who is currently Head of Finance at Marymount University Hospital and Hospice in Cork.  He will take up … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Dementia Care