Category Archives: Lay Ministry

50 years Service by Mrs Ivy Dennis on Select Vestry of County Cork Parish

During the General Vestry meeting (annual general meeting of parishioners), held recently for Moviddy Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork, the Priest-in-Charge, the Reverend David Bowles, acknowledged the outstanding contribution of one parishioner – Mrs Ivy Dennis – … Continue reading

Posted in Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Cork, Faith and Service, Five Marks of Mission, Lay Ministry, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Gets Ready for Cork Volunteer Week 2020

Cork Volunteer Week 2020 is taking place from 18th to 24th May, organised by the Cork Volunteer Centre. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the work of volunteers and their importance to countless people has come to the fore.  In Cork there … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cork, Cork Volunteer Week, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Lay Ministry, Novel Corona Virus, Partnership, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

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

Reflection and Renewal for Local Lay Ministers in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The  Local Lay Ministers (Pastoral) (previously known as lay pastoral assistants) of the Diocese Cork, Cloyne, & Ross met on the 30th January in Northridge House for an evening of reflection and renewal. The Local Lay Ministers (Pastoral) have a … Continue reading

Posted in Adult Education, Continuing Ministerial Education, Lay Ministry, Local Lay Ministers (Pastoral)

Former Irish Hockey Star John Jermyn Appointed to Voluntary Legal Post in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Former Irish international hockey player and Olympian, John C. Jermyn, has been appointed by the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, to be the new Diocesan Registrar of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  John is a parishioner … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Bishop, Church Law, Diocesan Registrar, Diocese, Lay Ministry, Voluntary Work