Category Archives: Diocese

What’s on? Palm Sunday in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Palm Sunday is Sunday 5th April. It marks the start of Holy Week. There are no gatherings outdoors or in churches with palms this year; no donkeys or processions either.  But, there is still plenty happening and you are invited to … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton speaks from his Chapel to School Assemblies in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Church buildings may, of necessity, be closed at the moment, but the Church is well and truly doing what it usually does in worship, prayer, pastoral care, and even more so at this time of crisis.  All over the country … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Bishop, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Midleton College, Schools in the Diocese, Talks

Cork Choristers Unite Online to Sing remotely from their Homes

In the midst of the fearfulness and isolation brought about by the CoronaVirus pandemic we all need to find ways to connect, to keep things going, and to lift our spirits. The choristers of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, were … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Novel Corona Virus, People from Cork, Youth Work

Cork Parish Sends Gifts to Children in the Parish Kids’ Group and the Lord’s Prayer by Poster for us All

In the Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in Cork City, the leaders of their Adventurers (the kids’ group in the parish) each used old VCR (video cassette recorder) cases at home to make ‘Adventurers in a box’  to send to each … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Online, Churches in Cork, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Novel Corona Virus, Parish News, Prayers, Voluntary Work

Sunday 29th March ~ Sunday Worship in Cork, Cloyne and Ross and other options

While church buildings are closed at the moment, worship continues in our homes, parishes and chaplaincies. In many parishes, materials are being sent directly to parishioners by email and, in some cases, by post.  This includes information received to date … Continue reading

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Cork Diocesan Youth Council Hosts its Annual Table Quiz Online

On Friday, 27th March 2020 Cork Diocesan Youth Council are bringing their usual annual Table Quiz to you on-line this year! This will be a private event…everyone “attending” will be approved by Diocesan Youth Officer Hilda Connolly before being admitted. … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, CDYC, Diocesan Youth Officer, Diocese, Social Events, Special Events, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Publication of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Magazine Suspended for the Time Being

The following communication has been received by the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Magazine Committee announcing that publication of the magazine will be suspended for the time-being: ‘As a result of the ongoing CONVID-19 virus it has been decided by … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Diocesan Magazine, Diocese