Category Archives: Easter

Rich and Varied Celebrations of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The week that starts each year with the Sunday before Easter Day, Palm Sunday, is known to Christians as Holy Week.  Its importance and significance in the Church is highlighted by its being called ‘The Great Week’ in the early … Continue reading

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‘Sun-Up’ Easter Service in West Cork

Despite a very poor weather forecast, Sun Up – the Cork Diocesan Youth Council annual celebration of Easter at the Warren, Rosscarbery, County Cork –  proved as popular as ever this year. Nearly 40 young people stayed overnight in the parish … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Easter Sermon Preached in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Easter Day, 2016 Sermon preached by The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Cathedral Church of St Fin Barre, Cork ‘We are witnesses to all that God did …’  Acts 10.39 The way … Continue reading

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Easter Celebrated at Dawn on Easter Day in many parts of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Many parishes had the traditional early start around the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross on Easter day, as parishioners and their friends, in some places together with Christians from other churches, gathered for the dawn celebration of the … Continue reading

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The world-changing Easter event demands that we be world-changing Christians ~ Bishop Paul Colton’s Sermon of Easter Day 2015

Easter Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Easter Day 2015 Whatever happened that first Easter – the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ – … Continue reading

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St Fin Barre’s Scouts Provide Paschal Fire for Vigil at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Every year scout leaders from 2nd Cork (St Fin Barre’s) Scouts do their part in the Easter celebration at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.  They build, light and supervise the Paschal Fire.  This year was no different.   On hand … Continue reading

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Easter Celebrations – the Photos – from Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Easter was celebrated with joy and great variety throughout the parishes of the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  Here are some photos:

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