Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

It’s Diocesan ‘Synod’ Day 2020 in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Saturday, 13th June 2020 is in the diary as the day for this year’s Diocesan Synod of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘Synod’ is rooted in the idea of gathering and meeting. But that, of course, cannot … Continue reading

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Cork, Cloyne and Ross Prepares for Reopening of Church Buildings

For the last month, since the publication by the Irish Government of the Return to Work Safely Protocol, consultations have been taking place in the Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross about the implementation of the Protocol … Continue reading

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Cork Church of Ireland Sports Club – Garryduff – supports Frontline Workers

The main sports hall at the Incorporated Church of Ireland Cork Young Men’s Association – Garryduff Sports Centre – at Rochestown, Cork has been made available to assist with an important effort to make 10,000 face masks for frontline HSE … Continue reading

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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

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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

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