Category Archives: Good Friday

A Flavour of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The celebration of Easter stretches well beyond a weekend: fifty days, in fact, a week of weeks! The journey towards Easter that started in Lent, intensified with the Services of Holy Week, culminating with the vigils on Easter Eve or … Continue reading

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Good Friday at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

The principal liturgical celebration of Good Friday (19th April) in St Fin Barre’s Cathedrall Cork this year will be held at 12 noon which will include the singing of the Passion Gospel according to SaintJohn by Peter Stobart, Director of … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Makes Very Personal Good Friday Visit

The little village of Ballinacurra, on the outskirts of Midleton, County Cork, was Bishop Paul Colton’s first port of call on Good Friday, 30th March.  Ballinacurra was, indeed, once a port.  Until 1962 it was the port for the town … Continue reading

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Services in Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Holy Week, or ‘The Great Week’ as early Christians called, starts tomorrow, Sunday, 25th March, with Palm Sunday.  Holy Week (the last week of Lent) is the week before Easter and Easter Week (1st to 7th April).  It runs from … Continue reading

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Rich and Varied Celebrations of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The week that starts each year with the Sunday before Easter Day, Palm Sunday, is known to Christians as Holy Week.  Its importance and significance in the Church is highlighted by its being called ‘The Great Week’ in the early … Continue reading

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Good Friday Liturgical Performance at Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Good Friday night (14th April) the choir of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, under the baton of Director of Music, Peter Stobart, performed John Stainer’s Holy Week oratorio The Crucifixion.  The soloists were Josh Spink (Tenor) and Chris Southgate … Continue reading

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