Category Archives: Interfaith Dialogue

Interfaith Blessing of Boats in Passage West, County Cork

The Blessing of the Boats – an interfaith gathering – which took place on Sunday 2nd June in Passage West, County Cork. This marked the opening of the Passage West Maritime Festival. It was followed by a parade, entertainment and … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Church in Society, Five Marks of Mission, Interfaith Dialogue, People from Cork, Sea Sunday

Cork Three Faiths Forum hosts Earth Day Celebration

For the second year in a row, the Cork Three Faiths Forum organised an Earth Day Celebration right in the centre of Cork City. The theme for Earth Day this year was ‘End Plastic Pollution’ and the Forum were delighted … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Eco Congregation, Interfaith Dialogue, Making Connections, People from Cork

The Cork Three Faiths Forum – 2018 Calendar Launched by the Lord Mayor of Cork

As New Year’s Eve approaches we think ahead to our new calendars.  Earlier this month, the Lord Mayor of Cork launched the Cork Three Faiths Forum 2018 Interfaith Calendar. Members of the Cork Three Faiths Forum were welcomed to the … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Interfaith Dialogue, Lord Mayor of Cork

Muslim Foundation of Cork Welcome Church of Ireland to Iftar

Two clergy from the Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross – the Rev. Elaine Murray and the Rev. Tony Murphy – were welcomed to the Muslim Foundation of Cork’s Community Interfaith Iftar (Breaking of the Fast in … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Cork, Iftar, Interfaith Dialogue, Ramadan

Ecumenical Representatives in Cork join in Iftar Meal at end of Ramadan

The members of the Cork Ecumenical Standing Committee – representatives appointed by their respective bishops or church authorities – recently accepted the invitation of Imam Ihab Ahmed to attend the Iftar Meal with his Muslim community at the end of … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Diocese, Ecumenism, Interfaith Dialogue

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton ~ Closure of Cork Synagogue

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton in response to the closure of The Synagogue in Cork The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork has made the following statement in response to the news of the closure … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Interfaith Dialogue, Ireland, News Release, People from Cork

Cork Christians Accept Muslim Invitation to Mark the Last Friday of Ramadan

Muslims in Cork, together with Muslims around the world have been observing the holy month of Ramadan where fasting from sunrise to sunset for the period is one of the five pillars of Islam. Ramadan is observed in accordance with … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Diocese, Interfaith Dialogue