Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

Bishop Paul Colton takes part in New COVID-19 Community Response Forum established by Cork City Council

At the request of Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government,  Eoghan Murphy, T.D., a COVID-19 Community Response Forum (CRF) is being put in place in Cork City and will be co-ordinated by Cork City Council.  A similar initiative will … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Community Response Forum, Contemporary Issues, Cork, COVID-19, Five Marks of Mission

Continuing Ministerial Education on ZOOM in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

One of the characteristics of the present times is that everyone is learning new skills and discovering the wonders of easily accessible modern technologies. On Friday afternoon, 27th March a group of interested clergy gathered on ZOOM with their Bishop, … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcast, Clergy, Contemporary Issues, Continuing Ministerial Education, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Good ideas, Liturgy, Novel Corona Virus

Young People from Cork, Cloyne and Ross ask Questions ~ Food for thought

One of the sessions with the young people at the annual Confirmation Morning with the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the start of March, involved a card game and putting together posters of questions about the world, faith … Continue reading

Posted in Confirmation, Contemporary Issues, Faith and Belief, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Religious Education, Special Events, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

What’s On and What’s Not On in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Bishop Paul Colton has put together this list of things (and links to them) that are on and that are not on in Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the moment: Bishop Colton says – for a word of solidarity and … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor and Bishops of Cork Broadcast by Webcam on St Patrick’s Day

On Saint Patrick’s Day, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Dr John Sheehan, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and Dr Fintan Gavin, Bishop of Cork and Ross met (socially distanced each from the other) at the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Broadcast, Church in Society, Church Online, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Cork and Ross, Corona Virus, Diocese, Ecumenism, Five Marks of Mission, Lord Mayor of Cork, Making Connections, People from Cork, Saint Patrick's Day, Webcam

Unable to get to Church next Sunday? Tune in online at 9.15 a.m. to CUH102FM

If you are unable to get to Church next Sunday in the wake of recent restrictions on indoor gatherings, you might like to tune in to CUH102FM on Sunday at 9.15 a.m. when our Church of Ireland Healthcare Chaplain, Canon … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Men’s Pub Breakfast Kick Starts Lent in Douglas Parishes, County Cork

On Saturday 29 February, Bull McCabes Pub and Restaurant on the Airport Road in Cork City, was filled to capacity for the Parish Men’s Breakfast. This year more than 90 men, in some cases several generations of the same family, … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Lent, Parish News