Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

World Refugee Day in Carrigaline Parish, County Cork

Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork has recently begun the process to become a Church of Sanctuary (within the Places of Sanctuary movement). On Sunday 20th June, World Refugee Day, the parish welcomed Fiona Finn, the CEO … Continue reading

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‘Living Together in Peace’ ~ an Invitation from the Cork Three Faiths Forum

Cork Three Faiths Forum invites you to an Interfaith service themed  ” Living Together in Peace” on Saturday 19th June 21 at 7:30pm. Due to on-going pandemic restrictions, the Service is a virtual one. The welcome will be given by the Lord Mayor of Cork, … Continue reading

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Final diary update – the Rev. Tony Murphy’s 100km walk in aid of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Maize Project in Burundi exceeds €10,000 target

Walk4 Burundi : Diary Update Week 4 (of 4) 24th May: One aspect of this fundraising campaign has been the envelopes which have dropped through my letterbox with cheques, cash and supporting messages. These became quite a motivational feature as … Continue reading

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Second Update ~ The Rev. Tony Murphy’s Sponsored Walk for the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Burundi Maize Project

Walk4 Burundi : Diary Update Week 2 (of 4) 11th May: In contrast to the preceding day in Bandon, the sun shone over Blackrock Castle as we met with the Archdeacon for a loop walk around Lough Mahon and Blackrock. … Continue reading

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St Anne’s, Shandon Hosts Cork LGBTI+ Awareness Week 2021

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh, accompanied by the Lady Mayoress, Stephanie Kavanagh, hoisted the progressive rainbow flag at Cork City Hall on Sunday 16th May to mark the start of Cork LGBTI+ Awareness Week 2021. Cork City … Continue reading

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