Category Archives: Diocese

‘Society and the world need bridge-builders’ – Bishop Paul Colton at St Patrick’s Day Civic Service in Cork

Preaching at the annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to mark St Patrick’s Day, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘more than ever our society and world needs bridge-builders.’  Speaking in … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Civic Service, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Sermons

Death of Dean William (Billy) Beare

The Very Reverend William (Billy) Beare, a son of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, died on Friday 15th March in the care of the staff at Cork University Hospital.  Dean Beare lived in Cork in his retirement, … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Clergy, Death and Sympathy, Diocese, Funeral in the Diocese

Morning for 2019 Confirmation Candidates with Bishop Colton in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Bishop Paul Colton hosted his annual morning of meeting and activities for the Confirmation candidates in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, on Saturday, 2nd March.  This popular and fun event was held again this year in the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Youth Work

Bishop Colton’s Confirmation Morning 2019 – The Photos

Our resident photographer was on hand to take photos of young people and leaders who were at the Bishop’s Morning for Confirmation Candidates 2019 in Cork, Cloyne and Ross on Saturday 2nd March.  Here is the gallery:

Posted in Bishop, Confirmation, Diocese, People from the Diocese, Photo Montage

Announcement of Appointment of new Rector for Fermoy Union of Parishes

The appointment of a new rector for the Fermoy Union of Parishes in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cloyne (United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross) is announced. The Very Reverend Gary Paulsen, who is currently Rector of Killaloe, … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Clergy, Diocese

Olive Trees for First World War Commemorations in Schools of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In the week before 11th November 2018, the centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War in 1918, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, arranged to distribute an olive tree to each school in the … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Remembrance, Schools in the Diocese, Students

Service to Commemorate the Centenary of the End of the First World War held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork was full on Sunday afternoon, 11th November, for a Service to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.  The citizens of Cork were led by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, Schools in the Diocese