Category Archives: Lay Ministry

Good Friday – 2nd April – What’s on in Cork, Cloyne and Ross?

What’s on in Cork, Cloyne and Ross today – Good Friday? Especially for today: The Passion Gospel read by School Chaplains and Sixth year students from Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School and Midleton College HERE Stations of the Cross online … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday/Holy Thursday – 1st April – What’s on in Cork, Cloyne and Ross?

Holy Week starts to become very busy with the arrival of Maundy Thursday; the day Jesus washed the disciples feet during the Supper in the Upper Room. And he gave them a new command (lat. mandatum): I give you a … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Two Diocesan Events Online in Cork, Cloyne and Ross on Maundy Thursday, 1st April

An Invitation to the Chrism Eucharist at Noon Bishop Paul Colton has published an invitation to everyone to join him online again this year for the annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist on Maundy Thursday, 1st April at 12 noon during which … Continue reading

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Retirement of Long-Serving County Cork Church Organist

Late last year – 2020 – Mrs Freda Salter Townshend – organist in the Church of Saint Barrahane, Castletownshend, County Cork for the previous 21 years, retired. From 2004 Freda was also organist in Abbeystrewry Parish Church in Skibbereen. Before … Continue reading

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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

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