Category Archives: Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton’s Address to the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod 2018

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 9th June 2018 Introduction Although next March will mark the twentieth anniversary of … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocesan Synod, Diocese

Bishop and Diocese Council of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Announce GDPR Information

The impending arrival of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) next week – 25th May 2018 – has resulted in a flurry of activity and preparation in organisations and institutions throughout Ireland and, indeed, Europe. In Cork, Cloyne and Ross, … Continue reading

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Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Visits St Davids Cathedral, Wales

Easter is always a busy time for cathedral musicians and this year was no exception with choral services on every day of the Triduum and Festival Eucharist and Evensong on Easter Sunday itself. There was also a liturgical performance of … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Making Connections, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Youth Work

Cork Church of Ireland Primary Schools – New ‘Prayer Leaf’ Link with Hospital Chaplaincy

The Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital has launched a new ‘Prayer-Leaf’ project with the Primary Schools in the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. This venture is providing primary school children with an opportunity to offer … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Diocese, Education, Good ideas, Prayers, Schools in the Diocese

Cork Three Faiths Forum hosts Earth Day Celebration

For the second year in a row, the Cork Three Faiths Forum organised an Earth Day Celebration right in the centre of Cork City. The theme for Earth Day this year was ‘End Plastic Pollution’ and the Forum were delighted … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Eco Congregation, Interfaith Dialogue, Making Connections, People from Cork

Annual ‘Meet the Bishop’ Morning for Confirmation Candidates in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Each year the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, hosts a morning of activities and fun for the confirmation candidates from all the parishes across the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘I know lots of them already,’ he says … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Education, People from the 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