Category Archives: Five Marks of Mission

Cork Parish goes on Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of St. Patrick

At the end of August, Michael Kenning, a Diocesan Lay Reader in Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, based at Carrigrohane Union of Parishes, led a small group of young men from Carrigrohane and Christ Church, Bray, Co. Wicklow, on a … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Pilgrimage, Spirituality

Bantry Floods ~ ‘worst in 26 years’ says Church of Ireland Clergyman

Canon Paul Willoughby, the rector of Bantry, County Cork has said that the floods in the town are the worst he has seen in his 26 years in the parish. Canon Willoughby has been out and about in the local … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Clergy, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Floods, West Cork

Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for County Cork Church

The Collegiate Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Youghal, County Cork has won a prestigious tourism award for the quality of the visitor experience at the church. The Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice award is given to accommodation, attractions and restaurants that … Continue reading

Posted in Award, church buildings, Church History, Church of Ireland, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Diocese, East Cork, Five Marks of Mission

County Cork Parish ‘Preach on the Beach’ Makes Front Page News

Social distancing means that some church buildings cannot accommodate their usual Sunday congregations at the moment.  In common with parishes around  the country, church buildings in  Cork, Cloyne and Ross have been opening progressively; approximately 35 of the 76 churches … Continue reading

Posted in church buildings, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions

New Livestream Online from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

As soon as the ‘lockdown’ due to the Covid-19 pandemic came into effect on 18th March St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, like so many cathedrals and churches across Ireland, moved very quickly to provide worship and concerts online.  At first this … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Church Online, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Five Marks of Mission, Liturgy, Technology, Webcam, Worship