Category Archives: Lay Ministry

Carrigaline Parish Honours Service of Hazel Kelleher on School Board of Management

On Sunday 27th December, at a United Service in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline, Hazel Kelleher was thanked by the Carrigaline Union of Parishes for her 19 years on the Board of Management of St Mary’s School, most of those as … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Education, Lay Ministry, Parish News, Voluntary Work

Malcolm Wisener to Retire as Director of Music at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

It was announced in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork yesterday (Sunday, 17th May) that following almost eight years as Director of Music at the Cathedral, Mr Malcolm Wisener will be retiring in August. The Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Cathedral, Church Music, Lay Ministry, Organist

Cork, Cloyne and Ross ~ Renewal of Commitment to Ministry at Chrism Eucharist on Maundy Thursday

Clergy, lay church workers and volunteers from around Cork, Cloyne and Ross joined the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, in Saint Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery on Maundy Thursday, 2nd April for the annual Chrism Eucharist.  The oils for use … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Church Services, Clergy, Diocese, Holy Week, Lay Ministry, People from the Diocese

Cork Diocesan Youth Council Meet To Thank Volunteer

On Saturday evening, 28th March  a supper party took place at the home of Clive and Carolyn Buttimer when current and former members of Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) gathered to pay tribute to James Fleury for his sterling voluntary … Continue reading

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

Historic and Busy Week Ahead in the Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Today is the start of a busy and frenetic week in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  It will be the final full week in office of the Diocesan Secretary, Wilfred Baker who, after almost an entire career … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Clergy, Cork, Diocese, History, Kingston College, Lay Ministry, Mothers' Union, People from the Diocese, Special Events

New Diocesan Secretary for Cork, Cloyne and Ross

It has been announced that the new Diocesan Secretary for the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross is to be Mr Billy Skuse from Bandon, County Cork.  He will succeed Mr Wilfred Baker who has served the Diocese, first … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Diocese, Lay Ministry

Messy Church Training Day in Rosscarbery

A great training event Messy Church Fiesta took place in the Cathedral Hall in Rosscarbery on Saturday 24th May. The day was led by Jane Leadbetter of Messy Church which is part of Bible Reading Fellowship. Messy Church is a way … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Church Services, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocese, Lay Ministry, Parish News, Training Event