Category Archives: Easter

Easter Sun-Up in Rosscarbery, County Cork

Every year the Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) runs an Easter event called Sun-Up in Rosscarbery.  On Saturday the 20th April at 4pm, the youth gathered in Rosscarbery hall. Introductions were made and the group set off soon after for a … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Easter, Voluntary Work, Youth 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

Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Holy Week, known to early Christians as ‘The Great Week’,  begins tomorrow, Sunday 14th April which is Palm Sunday.  Monday in Holy Week (15th), Tuesday in Holy Week (16th) and Wednesday in Holy Week (17th) are followed on Thursday 18th … Continue reading

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Bishop Colton Reflects on the Women in the Easter Story in his Easter Sermon 2018

Easter Day, 2018 Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross In St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Sunday, 1st April 2018 Some stories are timeless, and their message endures.  They cross boundaries … Continue reading

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Services in Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Holy Week, or ‘The Great Week’ as early Christians called, starts tomorrow, Sunday, 25th March, with Palm Sunday.  Holy Week (the last week of Lent) is the week before Easter and Easter Week (1st to 7th April).  It runs from … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Chrism Eucharist, Church Music, Community Involvement, Diocese, Easter, Good Friday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, People from the Diocese, Photo Montage

‘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

Posted in Diocese, Easter, Youth Work