Category Archives: Cork

Iconic Cork Landmark – Saint Anne’s, Shandon – Plays Key Part in Romantic Marriage Proposal

On Saturday 14th April, the world famous bells of St. Anne’s, Shandon in Cork rang in celebration for the engagement of Ian Johnston and Niamh Murray.  Ian had the very romantic idea of surprising his girlfriend with the words ‘Niamh, will you marry … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Cork, Engagement, People from Cork

Bishop Paul Colton Makes Very Personal Good Friday Visit

The little village of Ballinacurra, on the outskirts of Midleton, County Cork, was Bishop Paul Colton’s first port of call on Good Friday, 30th March.  Ballinacurra was, indeed, once a port.  Until 1962 it was the port for the town … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Chaplaincies, Cork, Good Friday, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

Appointment of New CEO of St Luke’s Charity, Cork is Announced

The appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer of St Luke’s Charity, Cork has been announced.  The new CEO is Tony O’Brien who is currently Head of Finance at Marymount University Hospital and Hospice in Cork.  He will take up … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Dementia Care

Special Guest John Creedon Addresses Lent Breakfast in Cork Parish

It was a full house at 9 am, as over 90 men gathered at Bull McCabe’s Bar and Restaurant on Airport Hill two Saturdays ago, on Saturday 10 March, for the annual Lent Men’s Breakfast in the Cork parishes of … Continue reading

Posted in Community Involvement, Cork, Fresh Expressions, Lent, Parish News, Social Events, Special Events

Photos of the Civic Service and Reception on Saint Patrick’s Day at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Every year the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton, invite nearly 400 representatives of civic and community life in Cork City and County to their home to celebrate St Patrick’s Day following the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Lord Mayor of Cork, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days

Bishop Paul Colton’s Address on Saint Patrick’s Day 2018 in Cork

Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fin Barre, Cork on Saint Patrick’s Day, 2018 ‘We are fools for Christ …’ (1 Corinthians 4.10) The last … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Church Services, Cork, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days, Sermons

The Cork Three Faiths Forum – 2018 Calendar Launched by the Lord Mayor of Cork

As New Year’s Eve approaches we think ahead to our new calendars.  Earlier this month, the Lord Mayor of Cork launched the Cork Three Faiths Forum 2018 Interfaith Calendar. Members of the Cork Three Faiths Forum were welcomed to the … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Interfaith Dialogue, Lord Mayor of Cork