Category Archives: Fund-Raising

Douglas Union of Parishes in Cork Gets Stirred Up Before Advent

The traditional Collect for the Sunday before Advent (22nd November this year) starts with the words ‘Stir up’ and goes on to emphasise ‘the fruit of good works’. Generations of preachers used it as a launch pad for sermons on … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Churches in Cork, Diocese, Fund-Raising, Parish News

Cork Clergyman joins Cycle in aid of Saint Luke’s Charity and Home

The Reverend Paul Robinson, Chaplain to Saint Luke’s Home, Cork (and priest-in-charge at Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork) joined a small group of co-workers from St Luke’s Home, including CEO Tony O’Brien, Fiona Dwyer, Eileen Ferguson and Paul Morrissey … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Clergy, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Dementia Care, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising

Response to Bishop Colton’s Appeal for Masks for Cork Charity

On Wednesday 22nd April, nursing homes in Ireland, including Saint Luke’s Home, Cork – a 148 year old charity in the Diocese of Cork – received new guidance from the HSE advising that masks be worn by all healthcare workers … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

Cork Church of Ireland Sports Club – Garryduff – supports Frontline Workers

The main sports hall at the Incorporated Church of Ireland Cork Young Men’s Association – Garryduff Sports Centre – at Rochestown, Cork has been made available to assist with an important effort to make 10,000 face masks for frontline HSE … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church of Ireland Hockey Club, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Fund-Raising, Garryduff Sports Centre, ICICYMA, Partnership, People from Cork, Voluntary Work

Almost €60k sent from Cork, Cloyne and Ross to set up Farming Cooperatives in Burundi.

Almost €60,000 has been raised by the people of the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross since 2017 in support of a Christian Aid project in Burundi turning maize into flour to generate an income above subsistence … Continue reading

Posted in Burundi, Christian Aid, Church of Ireland Bishops' Appeal, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising, Making Connections, People in Need, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development