Category Archives: Diocese

Cork Welcome for Mizen to Malin Charity Cyclists from Belfast

The Reverend Barry Forde, Church of Ireland Chaplain of Queen’s University Belfast, and his team of fellow cyclists – Chris, James, Alex, Peter – with their support driver, Carol, passed through Cork on Friday, 3rd May to begin their mammoth … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charity Work, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising, Voluntary Work

A Flavour of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The celebration of Easter stretches well beyond a weekend: fifty days, in fact, a week of weeks! The journey towards Easter that started in Lent, intensified with the Services of Holy Week, culminating with the vigils on Easter Eve or … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocese, Easter, Good Friday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday

‘The distortion of the love of Jesus’ ~ Easter Sermon preached by Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In a sermon on Easter Day in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton reflected on the loving encounter between Jesus and Mary Magdalene that first Easter morning and asked ‘how do we, as the … Continue reading

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Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross on Maundy Thursday

The annual Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross was held again this year on Maundy Thursday at Noon in Saint Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, County Cork.  Glorious weather made it a beautiful day at this seaside location. Diocesan Media Officer, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Chrism Eucharist, Diocese, Holy Week

Stormy, Wet Weather in County Cork on Palm Sunday gave Donkeys a Rest this Year

Very stormy, windy, wet weather on the south coast meant that the usual outdoor Palm Sunday processions couldn’t go ahead this year as usual.  In Clonakilty and Carrigaline parishes the much-loved participation of donkeys didn’t happen this year.  In Carrigaline, … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocese, Holy Week, Mothers' Union, Palm Sunday, Voluntary Work

Full House for 7th Annual Conference hosted by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork

Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Cork, which is operated by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork, hosted its 7th Annual Conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, County Cork  on Thursday April 11th.  The conference is now the leading conference … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Dementia Care, Diocese, Education, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Saint Luke's Charity, Training Event

‘Who wants a thousand dollars?’ ~ Christian Aid gets Cork Confirmation group thinking

‘Who wants a thousand dollars?’ That is the question Andrew Coleman, Church and Community Officer in Cork for Christian Aid Ireland, asked the members of the Douglas Union of Parishes Confirmation Group at a special Lent Lunch they hosted in … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Confirmation, Diocese, Emergency Response, Five Marks of Mission, Lent, People from the Diocese, Youth Work