Category Archives: Five Marks of Mission

Bishop Paul Colton takes part in New COVID-19 Community Response Forum established by Cork City Council

At the request of Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government,  Eoghan Murphy, T.D., a COVID-19 Community Response Forum (CRF) is being put in place in Cork City and will be co-ordinated by Cork City Council.  A similar initiative will … Continue reading

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Cork Parish Sends Gifts to Children in the Parish Kids’ Group and the Lord’s Prayer by Poster for us All

In the Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in Cork City, the leaders of their Adventurers (the kids’ group in the parish) each used old VCR (video cassette recorder) cases at home to make ‘Adventurers in a box’  to send to each … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Online, Churches in Cork, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Novel Corona Virus, Parish News, Prayers, Voluntary Work

Continuing Ministerial Education on ZOOM in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

One of the characteristics of the present times is that everyone is learning new skills and discovering the wonders of easily accessible modern technologies. On Friday afternoon, 27th March a group of interested clergy gathered on ZOOM with their Bishop, … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcast, Clergy, Contemporary Issues, Continuing Ministerial Education, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Good ideas, Liturgy, Novel Corona Virus

Young People from Cork, Cloyne and Ross ask Questions ~ Food for thought

One of the sessions with the young people at the annual Confirmation Morning with the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the start of March, involved a card game and putting together posters of questions about the world, faith … Continue reading

Posted in Confirmation, Contemporary Issues, Faith and Belief, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Religious Education, Special Events, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

What’s On and What’s Not On in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Bishop Paul Colton has put together this list of things (and links to them) that are on and that are not on in Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the moment: Bishop Colton says – for a word of solidarity and … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor and Bishops of Cork Broadcast by Webcam on St Patrick’s Day

On Saint Patrick’s Day, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Dr John Sheehan, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and Dr Fintan Gavin, Bishop of Cork and Ross met (socially distanced each from the other) at the … Continue reading

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New Guidance from the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross to the Clergy and People of the Diocese

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, has issued a new statement on Monday morning 16th March.  It is below. Pastoral Statement of Bishop Paul Colton on Monday, 16th March Since the start of the crisis brought about by the … Continue reading

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