Category Archives: Five Marks of Mission

‘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

Posted in Anniversaries, Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Bishop, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Chaplaincies, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Schools in the Diocese

‘Curry in a Hurry’ from the Mothers’ Union to the National Maritime College of Ireland

The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) is located in Ringaskiddy, County Cork.  It provides training and education for the Merchant Marine and the non-military needs of the Irish Naval Service. The local Church of Ireland rector, the Revd Elaine Murray, … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Community Involvement, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Making Connections, People from Cork, Students

Bishop of Cork Consecrates Chapel at Saint Luke’s Home, Cork

When Saint Luke’s Home, Cork relocated in 1994 from Military Hill to Mahon in the south suburbs of Cork City it was a 90 bed care home and a small chapel was consecrated at the time by the Right Reverend … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Care of the Older Person, Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Church Services, Dedication, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Gifts to the Church, Liturgy, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Official Opening, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Special Events, Voluntary Work

10th Annual Sheep’s Head Hike in Cork, Cloyne and Ross for Christian Aid

The first weekend in September signifies a lot, the All-Ireland final, the kids are back at school, Electric Picnic and the start of Autumn. But for one part of the world, just off the west coast of Ireland in County … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development

Church of Ireland Parish to the fore in Dunmanway Tourism Launch

Hot on the heels of the opening of the innovative Sam Maguire Community Bells which were installed in St. Mary’s Church in Dunmanway in 2017 to remember Dunmanway’s most famous son (Sam Maguire), on Wednesday, 20th June, the official launch … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Diocese, Ecumenism, Five Marks of Mission, GAA, Launch, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

Eco Approach to Rural Churchyard in West Cork

Some graveyards are beautifully manicured with neatly cut grass while others have a more natural, even wild appearance. Myross churchyard, at Union Hall in West Cork, falls into the latter category. As a result, it is home to a rich … Continue reading

Posted in Churchyard, Eco Congregation, Five Marks of Mission, Good ideas, Parish News, People from the Diocese

Blarney Church of Ireland Hosts ‘Community Table’

On Monday 26th March The Church of The Resurrection in Blarney, Co Cork opened its doors to the community with an invitation to come around for the very first ‘Community Table’ event in the church.  The event was suggested at … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Making Connections, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese