Category Archives: Five Marks of Mission

West Cork Church of Ireland Parish to the fore in New Community and GAA Initiative

Dunmanway continues to promote its most famous son Sam Maguire with yet another wonderful project entitled ‘The Sam Maguire Passport’ . It was officially launched on Sunday 26th of May at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin by the President of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Launch, People from Cork, Reconciliation

‘Allies for Inclusion’ Award for St Anne’s Church Shandon and for Bishop Paul Colton in Cork

The annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week in Cork City was held last week (12th to 18th May).  The week coincides each year with the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biophobia.  Having itself received the Ally Award at the GALAS – Ireland’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Justice and Reconciliation, LGBTI+, People from Cork

Retirement of Faithful Cork Charity Worker

Miss Barbara Veitch, who has served until recently as grants administrator of the St Stephen’s Protestant Orphan Society in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross was entertained to lunch on Tuesday 7th May to mark her retirement.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need

St Anne’s Church, Shandon to host Cork IDAHOT Service on Sunday 12th May

Once again this year, IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia) will be marked at the 10.15am service in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork on Sunday next (12th May).  The Service will be led by the Rector, the … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Five Marks of Mission, LGBT

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork, Choir Tour to Hamburg and Lübeck, April 2019

The choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork travelled to Germany in Easter week.  At 4.30am on Thursday, 25th April the coach to Dublin Airport departed from the Cathedral. On board were 30 young choristers, 9 adults singers, 6 supervisors, a … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Five Marks of Mission, International Church Relations

Cork Welcome for Mizen to Malin Charity Cyclists from Belfast

The Reverend Barry Forde, Church of Ireland Chaplain of Queen’s University Belfast, and his team of fellow cyclists – Chris, James, Alex, Peter – with their support driver, Carol, passed through Cork on Friday, 3rd May to begin their mammoth … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charity Work, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising, Voluntary Work

‘Who wants a thousand dollars?’ ~ Christian Aid gets Cork Confirmation group thinking

‘Who wants a thousand dollars?’ That is the question Andrew Coleman, Church and Community Officer in Cork for Christian Aid Ireland, asked the members of the Douglas Union of Parishes Confirmation Group at a special Lent Lunch they hosted in … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Confirmation, Diocese, Emergency Response, Five Marks of Mission, Lent, People from the Diocese, Youth Work