Category Archives: Ecumenism

Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers meet in Rome

Members of the Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers held a reunion in Rome on Wednesday evening 10th May.  The Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and the Reverend Stephen Farrell, Rector of Zion Parish, Rathgar, travelled from … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Canon Law, Church Law, Ecumenism

Douglas Churches Together Start Holy Week with Palm Sunday Walk of Witness in Cork

Palm Sunday in south Cork was marked, for the ninth year in a row, by a Walk of Witness by members of Douglas Churches Together in the southern suburbs of Cork City.  Clergy and representatives of  the three member churches, met on … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Ecumenism, Holy Week

Cork Preacher at Irish Language Service for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Bhí an tUrr Antóin Ó Mhurchú ón Deoise Corcaigh, ag seanmóireacht ag an tSeirbhís Idirchreidmheach in Ardteampall Chríost le linn Sheachtain na hAontachta Críostaí.   Eagraíonn Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise agus Pobal an Aifrinn ag tseirbhís. Thosaigh an tseirbhís seo daichead … Continue reading

Posted in Church of Ireland, Church Services, Diocese, Ecumenism, Irish Language

Ecumenical Service in Carrigaline, Co Cork marks Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017

This year the material for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (18-25 January each year) was prepared by the churches in Germany and focused on the 500th anniversary of the German Reformation. The theme was reconciliation:  ‘Reconciliation: the love … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Ecumenism, Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Joint Christmas Message of the Bishops of Cork: Dr John Buckley and Dr Paul Colton

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton Christmas 2016 As Bishops of Cork, we join in wishing you all a peaceful Christmas. We pray that God … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Christmas, Church in Society, Cork, Diocese, Ecumenism, Festivals

Ecumenical Representatives in Cork join in Iftar Meal at end of Ramadan

The members of the Cork Ecumenical Standing Committee – representatives appointed by their respective bishops or church authorities – recently accepted the invitation of Imam Ihab Ahmed to attend the Iftar Meal with his Muslim community at the end of … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Diocese, Ecumenism, Interfaith Dialogue

Cork Service of Peace and Reconciliation to Commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme

A Service of Peace and Reconciliation will be held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork at 6.30 p.m. on Friday, 1st July, 2016 to commemorate the centenary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme.  It will be attended … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Cathedral, Centenary, Church Services, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Ecumenism, People from Cork, Special Events