Category Archives: Education

‘Mental Health Training for Working with Children’ in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Cork, Cloyne and Ross Children’s Ministry Group organised a workshop on the subject of ‘Mental Health Training for Working with Children’ which was held in Northridge House, St Luke’s Mahon on 9th February.  Led by Tom Tate (www.whymind.ie) the Workshop was … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Contemporary Issues, Education, Lay Ministry

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Guild of Lay Ministry meets with Precentor of Durham Cathedral

On Saturday 9th February, the Guild of Lay Ministry of the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne, and Ross met in St Lappan’s Church, Little Island, County Cork.  The meeting began with a celebration of the Eucharist which was celebrated by the Chaplain … Continue reading

Posted in Continuing Ministerial Education, Education, Guild of Lay Ministry, People from the Diocese

Peter Gets Midleton College Singing!

Peter Stobart, Director of the Cork Diocesan Church Music Scheme was the guest at Midleton College on Monday 11th February. He came to put first and second year students through their hymn singing paces. His energetic style and infectious enthusiasm … Continue reading

Posted in Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Education, Midleton College

Cork Youth Workers Awarded Certificates in Youth Work

On 17th November Hilda Connolly, Diocesan Youth Officer in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross,  and Viridiana Kingston Castro, a youth worker from Coolkelure in Dunmanway, County Cork graduated at Cliff College, Derbyshire.  They were awarded  their Aurora Certificates … Continue reading

Posted in Continuing Ministerial Education, Education, Lay Ministry, Youth Work

Olive Trees for First World War Commemorations in Schools of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In the week before 11th November 2018, the centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War in 1918, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, arranged to distribute an olive tree to each school in the … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Remembrance, Schools in the Diocese, Students

Names of All 4200 Cork Casualties of WWI will be on Public View in One Place for the first time in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral on 11th November

There is no one memorial in Cork to the c. 4,200 casualties from Cork City and County.  ‘There should be’ says Bishop Paul Colton, the Church of Ireland Bishop, ‘but there isn’t.’ On Sunday afternoon, 11th November, however, all the … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Cathedral, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Education, Midleton College, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, Schools in the Diocese

‘Olive Trees’ at centre of First World War Centenary Assemblies in Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Following up on an idea given to him by Eunice Jeffers, in Dunmanway, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, decided to present each school in the Diocese with an olive tree – a symbol of peace and reconciliation.  These … Continue reading

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