Category Archives: Lay Ministry

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

Clonakilty Hosts Annual Youth Workers Weekend in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) leaders’ weekend took place in the Quality Hotel, Clonakilty from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th January. Steve Grasham, newly appointed to the role of Regional Development worker for the Church of Ireland Youth … Continue reading

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

Funeral in Cork of Long Serving Church of Ireland Diocesan Lay Reader

A Requiem Eucharist and Thanksgiving for the life of Herbert Calvert was held yesterday, 9th November 2016, in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.  Herbert, who died in the care of Saint Luke’s Home, Cork on Wednesday, 2nd November, served the … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Diocesan Readers, Diocese, Lay Ministry, People from the Diocese

Zambia Mission Team from Cork, Cloyne and Ross

From the moment the plane touched down on Zambian soil last July, a CMSI META team were on the move and for two weeks hardly stopped!  The visit  was part of the Church Mission Society Ireland (CMSI) Mission Experience Teams … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, International Church Relations, Lay Ministry, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development

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