Category Archives: Ecumenism

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

Bishop Paul Colton takes part in Dublin Meeting of the Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers

The sixteenth, and final, meeting of the Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers met in Dublin on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th May, 2016.  The subject of discussion was the law of the Church governing the parish:  legal definitions … Continue reading

Posted in Canon Law, Church Law, Ecumenism

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton  Christmas 2015 As the season of Christmas approaches, as Bishops of Cork, we pray that God will bless all … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Ecumenism