Category Archives: Cork

Statement of Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork – New Bishop of Cork and Ross

Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Statement Statement of Welcome and Good Wishes by The Right Rev Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in response to the announcement of the appointment of the Reverend Fintan … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork and Ross, Ecumenism, Statement by the Bishop

Warm Welcome for New Rector of Fermoy, County Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 7th April 2019, a very warm welcome was given to the new rector of the Fermoy Union of Parishes, the Reverend Gary Paulsen. The landmark church, Christ Church Fermoy, not far from the banks of the River … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Clergy, Cork, Institutions and Commissionings, Special Events

Lord Mayor of Cork Congratulates Bishop Paul Colton on his 20th Anniversary as Bishop

At the start of the meeting of Cork City Council on Monday, 25th March, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn, extended his warm congratulations to the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Clergy, Cork, Diocese, Special Events

Saint Patrick’s Day Reception for Civic Guests in Cork

Each year, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton host a reception for invited guests in their home following the Festival and Civic Eucharist in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.  Nearly 200 guests were received this … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Services, Civic Service, Cork, People from Cork, Photo Montage

‘Society and the world need bridge-builders’ – Bishop Paul Colton at St Patrick’s Day Civic Service in Cork

Preaching at the annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to mark St Patrick’s Day, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘more than ever our society and world needs bridge-builders.’  Speaking in … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Civic Service, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Sermons

War of Independence Symposium in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

As part of the on-going Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Commemorations and Reconciliation Project (2018-2023), an introductory symposium for clergy and employees of the Diocese was held on Friday, 8th March.  The Project is being supported by the Priorities’ Fund … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Continuing Ministerial Education, Cork, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Education

Bishop Colton attends Cork County Commemoration of the First Dáil

On Monday, 21st January 2019, the centenary of the meeting of the First Dáil in the Mansion House in Dublin, Cork County Council held a special commemorative meeting at the County Hall, Cork.  Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Cork, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Decade of Centenaries