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An Invitation to join a Virtual Pilgrimage in Holy Week – ‘The Way of the Cross with St Fin Barre from Gougane Barra to Cork’

With church buildings closed for public worship, and with Level 5 restrictions confining everyone to within 5km of home, the United Dioceses of Cork,Cloyne and Ross invites you to break free and to join everyone in a virtual pilgrimage: The … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Crosses and Coronavirus Pandemic Memorial at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Last year, with the palm crosses for Palm Sunday 2020, already purchased and delivered to Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, the question was ‘what will we do with them?’ The Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, fastened them … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Place A Cross in your Window for Holy Week

On Palm Sunday Christians would usually gather for their traditional processions recalling the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on a donkey, when people welcomed him, and greeted him enthusiastically waving branches.¬† Again this year, there will be no donkeys or … Continue reading

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West Cork Parish Marks One Year of Online Worship with Interview with Bishop Paul Colton

Fanlobbus Union of Parishes in West Cork – Dunmanway, Drimoleague, Drinagh and Coolkelure – will mark the anniversary of part of its online response to the Coronavirus pandemic, and the closure of church buildings for public worship, on Sunday 21st … Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday Flowers and Blessings at Gates of Cork Churches

Churches find themselves in lockdown like everyone else, and they are closed for public worship, but there are still open hearts of kindness and generosity. The ministry of the Church continues and a host of ways have been found to … Continue reading

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