Category Archives: Diocese

‘Godly Play’ Introduced to Children’s Work in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Children’s Ministry Group in Cork, Cloyne and Ross organised a very enjoyable Workshop on ‘Godly Play’ on Saturday, 14th April.  It was led by the excellent Cora O’Sullivan.  Cora O’Farrell  is a Godly Play trainer with Godly Play Ireland. She uses Godly Play in her work with … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocese, Education

Former Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church and Mrs Chillingworth Visit the Bishop of Cork and Mrs Colton

During their Holy Week stay in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, where the former Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Right Reverend David Chillingworth, was preaching at Services in the Parishes of Douglas Union with Frankfield, he and Mrs Alison … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Archdeacon, Bishop, Diocese, Making Connections, Partnership

Former Primus of Scottish Episcopal Church Preaches at Annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist took place on Maundy Thursday, 29th March in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fachtna, Rosscarbery, County Cork.  The preacher this year was the Right Reverend David Chillingworth, former Bishop of St Andrew’s, Dunkeld and Dunblane, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Chrism Eucharist, Church Services, Clergy, Diocesan Youth Officer, Diocese, Healthcare Ministry, Holy Week, Lay Ministry, Maundy Thursday, People from the Diocese

Services in Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Holy Week, or ‘The Great Week’ as early Christians called, starts tomorrow, Sunday, 25th March, with Palm Sunday.  Holy Week (the last week of Lent) is the week before Easter and Easter Week (1st to 7th April).  It runs from … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Church Services, Diocese, Easter, Good Friday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, Parish News, Spirituality

Photos of the Civic Service and Reception on Saint Patrick’s Day at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Every year the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton, invite nearly 400 representatives of civic and community life in Cork City and County to their home to celebrate St Patrick’s Day following the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Lord Mayor of Cork, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days

Cork Church of Ireland Parish partners GAA and other local groups in new ‘Sam Maguire School Tour’ initiative

Many people know the name of Sam Maguire, but few know the story of the man behind the cup. The Sam Maguire School Tour is a partnership between the Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, Co. Cork, where Sam Maguire was … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work

Changes to, and Cancellations of, some Sunday Services in Cork, Cloyne and Ross on Sunday, 4th March

Like the rest of the island, parishes are being affected in different ways by recent weather events.  Location, the travel required of Diocesan Readers and locum clergy, safe access to church buildings, not least in rural areas, are just some … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Church Services, Clergy, Diocese