Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

Carrigaline Parish Celebrates Fair Trade Fortnight

The Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork, has been  a Fair Trade Parish since 2012.  The Parish recently celebrated the beginning of this year’s Fair Trade Fortnight with themed Services in both St John’s and St Mary’s … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Fair Trade Parish, Five Marks of Mission, Parish News

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