Category Archives: COVID-19

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Youth ‘Fridge Video’ from Lockdown launched by Bishop Paul Colton

Hilda Connolly, Diocesan Youth Officer and the young people of the Cork Diocesan Youth Council invited Bishop Paul Colton to launch their ‘Fridge Video’ – a product of their recent ZOOM meetings held during the lockdown of the CoronaVirus, and … Continue reading

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Cork finds a way in lockdown to celebrate a colleague’s 50th birthday

Since the start of Holy Week, clergy, readers and diocesan staff in Cork, Cloyne and Ross have been meeting on ZOOM each weekday morning to say the Morning Daily Office together.  Many have found it a great support saying Morning … Continue reading

Posted in Big Birthday!, Clergy, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese

General Synod Memories – Day 2 – Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Missing General Synod?  The General Synod of the Church of Ireland was to have been held in Croke Park in Dublin from 7th to 9th May.  It has been cancelled due to the CoronaVirus. Here are some Cork, Cloyne and … Continue reading

Posted in Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, General Synod

General Synod Memories – Day 1 – Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Missing General Synod?  The General Synod of the Church of Ireland was to have been held in Croke Park in Dublin from 7th to 9th May.  It has been cancelled due to the CoronaVirus. Here are some Cork, Cloyne and … Continue reading

Posted in Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, General Synod

Response to Bishop Colton’s Appeal for Masks for Cork Charity

On Wednesday 22nd April, nursing homes in Ireland, including Saint Luke’s Home, Cork – a 148 year old charity in the Diocese of Cork – received new guidance from the HSE advising that masks be worn by all healthcare workers … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

Some of the Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Sing Again from Home

Recently, the boy choristers of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork sang Magnificat from their homes – a challenge in itself.  That was reported HERE. Now, it is the turn of the girl choristers.  Director of Music Peter Stobart says: After the … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Corona Virus, COVID-19

Bishop Paul Colton announces Postponement of Confirmation Services of 2020 in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has requested clergy in the Diocese this morning to bring the news to young people and their families, as well as to adult confirmands, that, with immense disappointment, he has … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Confirmation, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese