Category Archives: Lay Ministry

Bishop Paul Colton makes site visit to the Carraig Centre, Ballincollig

On Wednesday 5th February, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton visited the Carraig Centre in Ballincollig, Cork which is currently under development by Clancy Construction.   The Bishop was shown around by project team lead Bill Lane, youth worker Matt … Continue reading

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Tributes to School Chairperson – Mrs Jean Buttimer – from Ballineen, County Cork

In the November issue of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross, being distributed today, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, thanks and pays tribute to the chairpersons of the boards of management of primary schools under his patronage, among them, … Continue reading

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‘Preaching the Old Testament’ ~ Autumn Talk to the Cork Guild of Lay Ministry

On Saturday 28th September, the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Guild of Lay Ministry met in St Lappan’s, Little Island. The morning began with a celebration of the Eucharist by the Reverend Paul Arbuthnot, Chaplain to the Guild of Lay Ministry. … Continue reading

Posted in Adult Education, Bible, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Guild of Lay Ministry, Lay Ministry, Preaching

Readers Licensed and new Precentor Installed in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 12th May, two new Diocesan Readers – Lynn McAdam O’Connell and Michael Kenning – having completed the required training, were licensed by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, during Evensong at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Certificate in Christian Studies, Church Services, Diocese, Lay Ministry, LIcensing, People from the Diocese, Readers

20th Anniversary of Toddler Group in Cork Church of Ireland Parish

On Saturday 9th February Carrigrohane Union of Parishes  celebrated  20 years of the Toddler group in Blarney with an amazing celebration with guests from near and far including  the Rev Francis and Julie Rutledge and the Rev Ruth Jackson Noble. … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church in Society, Five Marks of Mission, Lay Ministry, People from Cork, People from the Diocese