Category Archives: Lent

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

Rugby Pundit and Broadcaster, George Hook, speaks at Lent Men’s Breakfast in Parishes of Douglas and Frankfield

On Saturday 21st  February, rugby pundit and broadcaster George Hook was the guest speaker at the Lent Men’s Breakfast held in Douglas. This event, which was the second of its kind held in the parish, filled Bull McCabes bar on the Airport Road … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Lent, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Social Events, Special Events

‘Ashes To Go @CUH’ ~ Ash Wednesday, 5th March 2014

Ash Wednesday (05 March) will be observed at the Chapel of Christ the Healer, Cork University Hospital once again by the opportunity for patients, staff and visitors to reflect, pray and to receive ashes as symbols of our penitence and … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Church Services, Diocese, Lent, Pastoral

Ash Wednesday – ‘Ashes to Go @CUH’

Ash Wednesday (13 February) will be observed at the Chapel of Christ the Healer, Cork University Hospital once again by the opportunity for patients, staff and visitors to reflect, pray and to receive ashes as symbols of our penitence and … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Church Services, Diocese, Lent