Category Archives: Community Involvement

Diocesan Service to be held in Cork Cloyne and Ross to mark the Centenary of the Truce and End of the War of Independence

On Sunday, 27th June next a Diocesan Service will be held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, with ecumenical participation, to mark the upcoming Centenary (on 11th July) of the Truce and the End of the War of Independence in … Continue reading

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Decade of Centenaries Memorial space for Prayer and Remembrance dedicated in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Tuesday, 8th June, the eve of the Feast of Saint Columba, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, dedicated a space in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork which has been set aside for the remainder of the Decade of … Continue reading

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County Cork Rector ‘Shears’ a Parishioner’s Lockdown Locks and Beard in aid of Church Conservation Work

Outside, in the delightful summer sun at Timoleague, County Cork, Geoffrey Hanbidge had his Lockdown beard and hair cut off by his rector, the Rev. Kingsley Sutton, on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th June.  Witnessed by a small crowd of amused, … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor of Cork and the Lady Mayoress make annual courtesy visit to the Bishop of Cork and Mrs Susan Colton

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Joe Kavanagh, together with the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Stephanie Kavanagh, made the Lord Mayor of Cork’s customary courtesy call to the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton on Wednesday 9th … Continue reading

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Second Update ~ The Rev. Tony Murphy’s Sponsored Walk for the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Burundi Maize Project

Walk4 Burundi : Diary Update Week 2 (of 4) 11th May: In contrast to the preceding day in Bandon, the sun shone over Blackrock Castle as we met with the Archdeacon for a loop walk around Lough Mahon and Blackrock. … Continue reading

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