Category Archives: Community Involvement

Lord Mayor of Cork Makes Annual Courtesy Visit to Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton

On Tuesday, 21st May 2019, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, made a courtesy call to the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and Mrs Susan Colton, at their home in Cork City.  The Lord Mayor was accompanied … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Lord Mayor of Cork

‘Allies for Inclusion’ Award for St Anne’s Church Shandon and for Bishop Paul Colton in Cork

The annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week in Cork City was held last week (12th to 18th May).  The week coincides each year with the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biophobia.  Having itself received the Ally Award at the GALAS – Ireland’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Justice and Reconciliation, LGBTI+, People from Cork

Annual IDAHOT Service at Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork

On Sunday morning last, 12th May, a Service was held in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork to mark International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia.  This year’s service took its theme from Cork City LGBT Awareness week – ‘Allies for … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, People from Cork, People from the Diocese | Tagged

Retirement of Faithful Cork Charity Worker

Miss Barbara Veitch, who has served until recently as grants administrator of the St Stephen’s Protestant Orphan Society in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross was entertained to lunch on Tuesday 7th May to mark her retirement.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need

Cork Welcome for Mizen to Malin Charity Cyclists from Belfast

The Reverend Barry Forde, Church of Ireland Chaplain of Queen’s University Belfast, and his team of fellow cyclists – Chris, James, Alex, Peter – with their support driver, Carol, passed through Cork on Friday, 3rd May to begin their mammoth … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charity Work, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising, Voluntary Work

Full House for 7th Annual Conference hosted by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork

Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Cork, which is operated by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork, hosted its 7th Annual Conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, County Cork  on Thursday April 11th.  The conference is now the leading conference … Continue reading

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

Cork Healthcare Chaplain contributes to a National Review of Design and Dignity Programme of Irish Bereavement Care Facilities

The Design and Dignity programme of the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) was established in 2010 to support the Hospice Friendly Hospitals initiative to improve the facilities and experiences of end-of-life-care in hospitals for patients … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Church in Society, Clergy, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Healthcare Ministry, People from the Diocese