Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

Youth Leaders in Training in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) once again partnered up with the YMCA’s Joy Cantwell-Moore and Isla Jeffers to train a second group of young people in their Leaders in Training Course. This year’s group (2019-2020) consisted of 9 Transition … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Training Event, Youth Work

The Importance of Listening to One Another in the Context of our Centenary Commemorations in Ireland

‘In the context of our centenary commemorations, attentive listening to one another, dialogue and engagement have become more important than ever’ according to the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton. Bishop Colton was opening an event recently … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Commemoration, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission

Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork Explores Post-Brexit Links with Lichfield Diocese in England

The United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Church of Ireland, is actively pursuing a new link with the Lichfield Diocese in the Church of England in order to foster close relations following Brexit. In November last year, … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Announcements, Bishop, BREXIT, Contemporary Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Ireland, Links, Partnership

Cork Parish Hosts Concert in Aid of Cork Penny Dinners

Recently, the Church of St Mary and All Saints’, Glanmire, County Cork, hosted the second concert of its annual Winter Concert Series. The concert was well attended and a retiring collection was taken in aid of of one of Cork’s … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Concert, Contemporary Issues, Five Marks of Mission

Stephen Teap named as Cork Person of the Year

At the annual Cork Person of the Year Awards on Friday last, 17th January, attended by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, and the Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr Fintan Gavin, Stephen Teap, a son … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Award, Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Cork Person of the Year Awards, Ecumenism, Ireland, Lord Mayor of Cork, Mayor of Cork County, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

‘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

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