Category Archives: Diocese

Bishop of Cork appoints Advisor in Women’s Ministry

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has announced that he has appointed the Dean of Cloyne, the Very Reverend Susan Green, to be his advisor in women’s ministry.  The principal roles of the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Bishop, Bishop's Advisor in Women's Ministry, Clergy, Diocese, Ordination of Women

Tributes to School Chairperson – Mrs Jean Buttimer – from Ballineen, County Cork

In the November issue of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross, being distributed today, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, thanks and pays tribute to the chairpersons of the boards of management of primary schools under his patronage, among them, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Community Involvement, Diocesan Synod, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Funeral in the Diocese, Lay Ministry, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Tributes

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Hosts Royal School of Church Music Ireland

On Saturday, 5th October St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork hosted the 2019 festival of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) Ireland.  A day of rehearsals under the direction of Adrian Lucas (Head of Choral Studies and Chief Examiner, RSCM) … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Education, Presentation, Royal School of Church Music

Two County Cork Churches Celebrate Bicentenaries

During the month of September, two churches in the Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, celebrated their bicentenaries: 200 years of the present church buildings in communities where Christian faith, worship and service stretches back many … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Archdeacon, Bicentenary, Bishop, Cathedral Choir, Churches in Cork, Diocese

Western Front Association Recognises Work of Bishop of Cork and Dean of Cork for Centenary of First World War

On Wednesday, 2nd October, the Chairman of the Western Front Association, Colin Wagstaff visited Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to thank the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, for the … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cathedral, Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Local History, Making Connections, People from Cork

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools ~ the Photos!

The Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross was held in Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 26th September.  A full report is HERE. Photographer Jim Coughlan was on hand to take the photos and here … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton sends warm greetings to the new Bishop of Borgå (Porvoo), Church of Finland

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has sent warm greetings on behalf of himself and everyone in Cork, Cloyne and Ross to the new Bishop of Borgå (Porvoo), in the Church of Finland – the Right … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Diocese, Diocese of Borgå/Porvoo, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, Five Marks of Mission, International Church Relations, Porvoo Communion