Category Archives: Diocese

‘Sparsely populated rural parishes are as much “the Church” as big city and suburban parishes’ ~ Bishop Paul Colton

Preaching in the most westerly Church of Ireland church building in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and the most southerly Church of Ireland church on the island of Ireland – the Church of Saint Brendan the Navigator … Continue reading

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New President of Mothers’ Union Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Ascension Day, 30th May, Hilary Dring, only the sixteenth Diocesan President of Mothers’ Union in Cork in almost 125 years, was commissioned by Bishop Paul Colton. It was a wonderful evening at St. Mary’s Church in Carrigaline when many … Continue reading

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Gift and Standing Ovation for Bishop John Buckley at Cork Church of Ireland Synod

The outgoing Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr John Buckley, was invited by the Church of Ireland Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, to visit the annual Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod on Saturday 8th June which was held at the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Cork, Cork and Ross, Diocese, Ecumenism

Church of Ireland in Cork Publishes Infographic to Tell Their Story

‘People often ask us’, said Bishop Paul Colton, ‘how big is the Church of Ireland in Cork?  What do you do? What do you get up to?  All sorts of questions.’ In part response to these questions from outside the … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s 21st Presidential Address to Diocesan Synod in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod Address given in Cork by The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross on 8th June 2019 Introduction Earlier in this Synod I alluded to the cumulative … Continue reading

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West Cork Church of Ireland Parish to the fore in New Community and GAA Initiative

Dunmanway continues to promote its most famous son Sam Maguire with yet another wonderful project entitled ‘The Sam Maguire Passport’ . It was officially launched on Sunday 26th of May at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin by the President of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Launch, People from Cork, Reconciliation

Readers Licensed and new Precentor Installed in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 12th May, two new Diocesan Readers – Lynn McAdam O’Connell and Michael Kenning – having completed the required training, were licensed by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, during Evensong at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Certificate in Christian Studies, Church Services, Diocese, Lay Ministry, LIcensing, People from the Diocese, Readers