Category Archives: Good ideas

A Cross in Your Window – A Suggestion for Holy Week and Easter

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.  But there will be no donkeys or palms or … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Good Friday, Good ideas, Holy Week, Invitation, Palm Sunday

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

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

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Clergy, Contemporary Issues, Corona Virus, Diocese, Emergency Response, Five Marks of Mission, Good ideas, Lay Ministry, Making Connections, Pearls of Christ, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Luke's Charity, Spirituality, Webcam, Worship

Faith Story Boards in Dunmanway Church as part of Sam Maguire Trail

In recent times St. Mary’s Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, County Cork has been in the news for its partnership with the local community and the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).  It is the church where Sam Maguire attended as a … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, Good ideas, Parish News | Tagged

Eco Approach to Rural Churchyard in West Cork

Some graveyards are beautifully manicured with neatly cut grass while others have a more natural, even wild appearance. Myross churchyard, at Union Hall in West Cork, falls into the latter category. As a result, it is home to a rich … Continue reading

Posted in Churchyard, Eco Congregation, Five Marks of Mission, Good ideas, Parish News, People from the Diocese

Cork Church of Ireland Primary Schools – New ‘Prayer Leaf’ Link with Hospital Chaplaincy

The Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital has launched a new ‘Prayer-Leaf’ project with the Primary Schools in the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. This venture is providing primary school children with an opportunity to offer … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Diocese, Education, Good ideas, Prayers, Schools in the Diocese

Famous Mathematician speaks about Jokes at Men’s Breakfast in Douglas Union of Parishes

By 9.00am on Saturday 11 March a group of about 110 men filled Bull McCabes (Pub and Restaurant) on Airport Hill near Cork, for a special parish breakfast. In recent years, this event has become a popular part of the Lent … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fresh Expressions, Good ideas, Lent, Parish News