Category Archives: Faith and Service

‘Protestant Aid’ boost of €50,000 for Kingston College Houses for Ukrainian Refugees in Mitchelstown, County Cork.

Protestant Aid, which was established 180 years to alleviate deprivation in Ireland regardless of religious, ethnic or social backgrounds, has donated €50,000 for the refurbishment of houses for Ukrainian refugees at Kingston College, Mitchelstown, County Cork. Expressing delight, on behalf … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Emergency Response, Faith and Service, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising, Kingston College, People and Places, People from Cork, People in Need, ukraine, Voluntary Work | Comments Off on ‘Protestant Aid’ boost of €50,000 for Kingston College Houses for Ukrainian Refugees in Mitchelstown, County Cork.

Medical Supplies Head from Cork into Ukraine with Support from Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Today, Tuesday 8th March, at 2 p.m. 5 van loads carrying 13 tonnes of medical supplies and aid contributed by Cork people and organisations in Cork will depart for Ukraine, driven by a team from the Cork City Missing Persons … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Cork and Ross, Cork Person of the Year Awards, Diocese, Faith and Service, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising, Pastoral, People and Places, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Voluntary Work | Comments Off on Medical Supplies Head from Cork into Ukraine with Support from Cork, Cloyne and Ross

World Refugee Day in Carrigaline Parish, County Cork

Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork has recently begun the process to become a Church of Sanctuary (within the Places of Sanctuary movement). On Sunday 20th June, World Refugee Day, the parish welcomed Fiona Finn, the CEO … Continue reading

Posted in Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Ecumenism, Faith and Service, Five Marks of Mission, Justice and Reconciliation, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Refugee Crisis, Voluntary Work | Comments Off on World Refugee Day in Carrigaline Parish, County Cork

Retirement of Long-Serving County Cork Church Organist

Late last year – 2020 – Mrs Freda Salter Townshend – organist in the Church of Saint Barrahane, Castletownshend, County Cork for the previous 21 years, retired. From 2004 Freda was also organist in Abbeystrewry Parish Church in Skibbereen. Before … Continue reading

Posted in Church Music, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Faith and Service, Lay Ministry, Liturgy, Organist, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Retirements, Voluntary Work, West Cork, Worship | Comments Off on Retirement of Long-Serving County Cork Church Organist

Certificates in Christian Studies Presentation in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The presentation of certificates to graduates from the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross who recently completed the Certificate in Christian Studies, which the Diocese offered in partnership with the Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, took place on … Continue reading

Posted in Adult Education, Bishop, Certificate in Christian Studies, Diocese, Ecumenism, Faith and Belief, Faith and Service, Five Marks of Mission, Graduation, Pontifical University, Maynooth | Comments Off on Certificates in Christian Studies Presentation in Cork, Cloyne and Ross