Category Archives: Diocese

‘Peace Banner’ Workshop in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Cork, Cloyne and Ross Children’s Ministry Group organised a ‘Peace Banner’ Workshop in Northridge House Education Centre at Saint Luke’s Home, Cork on Saturday last 21st September. Each parish and school in the Diocese were asked by the Bishop … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Children's Ministry, Church Art, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Cork Diocesan Youth Council spends weekend on Cape Clear

Recently Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) took a group of 22 young people and leaders to Cape Clear Island for the weekend. The weather was amazing, the group were so much fun.  They were joined by Simon Henry from the Church … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Islands, Youth Work

Busy Summer Months in Cork, Cloyne and Ross ~ a Season in Photos

In Ireland’s most southerly Church of Ireland Diocese,  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the summer holiday months of June, July and August, are one of the busiest times of the year.  ‘Summer only’ churches in holiday villages open up.  Tourists drop … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, CDYC, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Concert, Diocesan Registrar, Diocesan Synod, Diocese, Drama, East Cork, Ecumenism, Education, Environment, Environmental Issues, Festivals, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising, Holiday Club, Lord Mayor of Cork, Organist, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Summer, Youth Work

New Priest-in Charge of Moviddy Parishes and Assistant Chaplain at Cork University Hospital

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, is pleased to announce that he has appointed the Reverend David Bowles, Curate-Assistant of Douglas Union of Parishes, with Frankfield, to be Priest-in-Charge of Moviddy Union of Parishes (half-time) and … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Bishop, Cork, Diocese, Parish News

‘Sparsely populated rural parishes are as much “the Church” as big city and suburban parishes’ ~ Bishop Paul Colton

Preaching in the most westerly Church of Ireland church building in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and the most southerly Church of Ireland church on the island of Ireland – the Church of Saint Brendan the Navigator … Continue reading

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New President of Mothers’ Union Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Ascension Day, 30th May, Hilary Dring, only the sixteenth Diocesan President of Mothers’ Union in Cork in almost 125 years, was commissioned by Bishop Paul Colton. It was a wonderful evening at St. Mary’s Church in Carrigaline when many … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Services, Commissionings, Diocese, Mothers' Union

Gift and Standing Ovation for Bishop John Buckley at Cork Church of Ireland Synod

The outgoing Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr John Buckley, was invited by the Church of Ireland Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, to visit the annual Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod on Saturday 8th June which was held at the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Cork, Cork and Ross, Diocese, Ecumenism