Category Archives: Lay Ministry

Two New Graduates in Clinical Pastoral Education in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Friday 24th November was graduation day for pastoral care students at Cork University Hospital. In the Chapel of Christ our Saviour two people from the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Hilary Dring (Carrigaline Union) and Sylvia Helen (Kilgariffe Union) … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Clinical Pastoral Education, Continuing Ministerial Education, Cork, Education, Lay Ministry

Report of Charting a Future with Confidence Launched in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

At a special joint meeting, held in Bandon Grammar School on Saturday 25th November, of the Diocesan Council of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the clergy of the Diocese, and the Council of Diocesan programme Charting A Future with Confidence, the first … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Charting A Future With Confidence, Clergy, Diocese, Lay Ministry, News Release

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