Category Archives: Lay Ministry

Innovative Music Scheme Launched in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Thursday, 5th October nearly 200 people of all ages and interests, attended the launch in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, of a new Diocesan Church Music Scheme.  The scheme was the brainchild of the Music Department of the Cathedral … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton School, Bishop, Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Music, Diocese, Education, Lay Ministry, Organist, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work | Tagged

Cork Mothers’ Union Help Out at Cork Summer Show

The Mothers’ Union in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross enjoyed a really busy weekend last month at the Cork Summer Show (17-18 June), in the lovely sunshine. They provided a baby change facility and colouring for kids … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Lay Ministry, Mothers' Union

Lay Assistants at the Eucharist Trained and Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

More than 300 lay people received training recently in Cork, Cloyne and Ross and, at Services during Easter, were commissioned in their parishes to assist with the distribution of Holy Communion.  At a short ceremony during Sunday Service in each parish they committed … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Commissionings, Lay Ministry

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Training for Lay Assistants at the Eucharist

Every three years in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, parishes recruit lay people who are trained and commissioned to serve as lay assistants at the Eucharist, and who assist with the distribution of the sacrament.  The short training course, outlined by … Continue reading

Posted in Commissionings, Lay Ministry, Liturgy, Training Event

Parishioner of Christ Church, Fermoy Chosen as Grand Marshall of St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Fermoy St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee honoured the Cope Foundation residential and day care centre in Fermoy, County Cork by asking them to nominate a grand marshal for this year’s parade in the town. Cope’s representative, Ian Fleming, Chairman of the … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fund-Raising, Lay Ministry, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Patrick's Day

Clonakilty Hosts Annual Youth Workers Weekend in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) leaders’ weekend took place in the Quality Hotel, Clonakilty from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th January. Steve Grasham, newly appointed to the role of Regional Development worker for the Church of Ireland Youth … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Lay Ministry, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Funeral in Cork of Long Serving Church of Ireland Diocesan Lay Reader

A Requiem Eucharist and Thanksgiving for the life of Herbert Calvert was held yesterday, 9th November 2016, in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.  Herbert, who died in the care of Saint Luke’s Home, Cork on Wednesday, 2nd November, served the … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Diocesan Readers, Diocese, Lay Ministry, People from the Diocese