Category Archives: Cork

Visit St Fin Barre’s Cork Now from your own Home

We are all ‘staying at home’ at this time.  Many are looking for things to do. Today we invite you to visit St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork in the company of Dean Nigel Dunne from your own home by viewing … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cork, COVID-19, Tourism

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

Posted in Announcements, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Community Response Forum, Contemporary Issues, Cork, COVID-19, Five Marks of Mission

Cork Parish Sends Gifts to Children in the Parish Kids’ Group and the Lord’s Prayer by Poster for us All

In the Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in Cork City, the leaders of their Adventurers (the kids’ group in the parish) each used old VCR (video cassette recorder) cases at home to make ‘Adventurers in a box’  to send to each … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Online, Churches in Cork, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Novel Corona Virus, Parish News, Prayers, Voluntary Work

Lord Mayor and Bishops of Cork Broadcast by Webcam on St Patrick’s Day

On Saint Patrick’s Day, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Dr John Sheehan, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and Dr Fintan Gavin, Bishop of Cork and Ross met (socially distanced each from the other) at the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Broadcast, Church in Society, Church Online, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Cork and Ross, Corona Virus, Diocese, Ecumenism, Five Marks of Mission, Lord Mayor of Cork, Making Connections, People from Cork, Saint Patrick's Day, Webcam

Cancellation of Civic Service and Reception at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

At the start of this week, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and his wife Susan took the decision, before the announcement of the cancellation of St Patrick’s Day parades, with great regret, that they could not host their … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Civic Service, Cork, Saint Patrick's Day

Confirmation Candidates in Cork Parish Host Parish Fund-Raising Lunch

On Sunday 1 March, the 21 members of the current confirmation group in the parishes of Douglas Union with Frankfield in Cork, hosted a soup lunch in the Canon Packham Hall. At the lunch €576 was raised for Cork Penny … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Children's Ministry, Community Involvement, Confirmation, Cork, Diocese, Parish News, Youth Work

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