Category Archives: COVID-19

Ireland’s Fittest Parish?

At the start of January, Archdeacon Adrian Wilkinson, the rector of Douglas Union with Frankfield, in the Diocese of Cork, publicised the fact that he would walk at least 5 kilometres each day that  month. This was partly for personal … Continue reading

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Cork Churches Keep Christmas Lights On as a Sign of ‘the Light of Christ in this Hurting World.’

A number of parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross that have outdoor decorations on their church buildings for Christmas have taken the decision this year to keep the lights on until Candlemas, 2nd February, the Feast … Continue reading

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Institution of the New Rector of Mallow, County Cork

On the Feast of the Epiphany, 6th January, during the online Service broadcast using webcam, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, instituted the Reverend Meurig Williams to the incumbency of Mallow Union of Parishes. Accompanied only … Continue reading

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Christingles by ZOOM in Crosshaven, County Cork

Templebreedy Group of Parishes had a wonderful Christingle (Christ-Light) Service on ZOOM recently. Everyone received instructions of what they needed for the service, which until now was annually held in the Church. It was a celebration of ‘God: The Light … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Sermon in Cork ~ Bishop Paul Colton

Sermon preached by the Right Reverend  Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Christmas Day 2020 One of the devices used by the preacher is to start by giving examples, or a story … Continue reading

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