Category Archives: Light

Looking back to Holy Week and Easter Day in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Octave of Easter – the eight days starting with Easter Day which introduce the 50 days of Easter celebrations – comes to an end on the second Sunday of Easter, known also as Low Sunday. These days give us … Continue reading

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Cork Churches Keep Christmas Lights On as a Sign of ‘the Light of Christ in this Hurting World.’

A number of parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross that have outdoor decorations on their church buildings for Christmas have taken the decision this year to keep the lights on until Candlemas, 2nd February, the Feast … Continue reading

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Cork’s Bishops Dedicate Globe Candle Stand at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral

On Saturday 7th November, the weekend when All Souls and Remembrance are observed at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, Cork’s two Bishops, Dr Paul Colton and Dr Fintan Gavin conducted a short liturgy of dedication of a new votive candle … Continue reading

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‘ShineALight’ in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In response to the ecumenical invitation of the three Cork bishops – Paul Colton (Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross), Fintan Gavin (Bishop of Cork and Ross) and William Crean (Bishop of Cloyne) – churches in Cork, Cloyne and Ross … Continue reading

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Cork Churches and people unite in Easter light

A Joint Message from Bishop Fintan Gavin (Cork and Ross), Bishop William Crean (Cloyne), and Bishop Paul Colton (Cork, Cloyne and Ross) published on Thursday, 9th April: Church leaders in Cork are asking that local cathedrals and churches across the … Continue reading

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