Category Archives: Lent

Saturday Morning Men’s Pub Breakfast Kick Starts Lent in Douglas Parishes, County Cork

On Saturday 29 February, Bull McCabes Pub and Restaurant on the Airport Road in Cork City, was filled to capacity for the Parish Men’s Breakfast. This year more than 90 men, in some cases several generations of the same family, … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Lent, Parish News

‘Who wants a thousand dollars?’ ~ Christian Aid gets Cork Confirmation group thinking

‘Who wants a thousand dollars?’ That is the question Andrew Coleman, Church and Community Officer in Cork for Christian Aid Ireland, asked the members of the Douglas Union of Parishes Confirmation Group at a special Lent Lunch they hosted in … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Confirmation, Diocese, Emergency Response, Five Marks of Mission, Lent, People from the Diocese, Youth Work

Special Guest John Creedon Addresses Lent Breakfast in Cork Parish

It was a full house at 9 am, as over 90 men gathered at Bull McCabe’s Bar and Restaurant on Airport Hill two Saturdays ago, on Saturday 10 March, for the annual Lent Men’s Breakfast in the Cork parishes of … Continue reading

Posted in Community Involvement, Cork, Fresh Expressions, Lent, Parish News, Social Events, Special Events

Lent Programmes under way in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Yesterday, Wednesday 14th February, was the first day of Lent.  Services to mark Ash Wednesday were held throughout the Diocese, many of them incorporating the imposition of ashes for those who wished to receive them. In Lent this this year, … Continue reading

Posted in Ash Wednesday, Church Services, Lent, News Roundup, Parish News, Special Events, Spirituality

Famous Mathematician speaks about Jokes at Men’s Breakfast in Douglas Union of Parishes

By 9.00am on Saturday 11 March a group of about 110 men filled Bull McCabes (Pub and Restaurant) on Airport Hill near Cork, for a special parish breakfast. In recent years, this event has become a popular part of the Lent … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fresh Expressions, Good ideas, Lent, Parish News