Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

Palm Sunday Crosses and Coronavirus Pandemic Memorial at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Last year, with the palm crosses for Palm Sunday 2020, already purchased and delivered to Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, the question was ‘what will we do with them?’ The Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, fastened them … Continue reading

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West Cork Parish Marks One Year of Online Worship with Interview with Bishop Paul Colton

Fanlobbus Union of Parishes in West Cork – Dunmanway, Drimoleague, Drinagh and Coolkelure – will mark the anniversary of part of its online response to the Coronavirus pandemic, and the closure of church buildings for public worship, on Sunday 21st … Continue reading

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Video Message from Bishop Paul Colton to Confirmation Candidates in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has recorded a short video message for those young people who had hoped to be confirmed in the past year, or who are thinking of being confirmed. Having written to … Continue reading

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Cork Churches Keep Christmas Lights On as a Sign of ‘the Light of Christ in this Hurting World.’

A number of parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross that have outdoor decorations on their church buildings for Christmas have taken the decision this year to keep the lights on until Candlemas, 2nd February, the Feast … Continue reading

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‘The Toy Trumpet ‘ – A Christmas Greeting from Bishop Paul Colton

Bishop Paul Colton has recorded a short Christmas greeting to reach the people of Cork, Cloyne and Ross ‘because’ he says ‘meeting people in 2020 all over the Diocese has been nigh impossible. ‘I have really missed all that!’ he … Continue reading

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