Category Archives: Liturgy

Cork, Cloyne and Ross 500th Anniversary Commemorations of Reformation Broadcast on RTE TV

On Sunday afternoon, 22nd October, people gathered from parishes, schools and chaplaincies from all around the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross to take part in a special Diocesan Service to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the beginning of the … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Cathedral, Church Music, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Cork, Diocese, Ecumenism, Festivals, Liturgy, Organist, People from the Diocese, Reformation, Special Events

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Training for Lay Assistants at the Eucharist

Every three years in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, parishes recruit lay people who are trained and commissioned to serve as lay assistants at the Eucharist, and who assist with the distribution of the sacrament.  The short training course, outlined by … Continue reading

Posted in Commissionings, Lay Ministry, Liturgy, Training Event

‘Oireachtas na Samhna’ ~ Major Festival of Irish Language, Music and Dance

Is i gCill Áirne a reachtáladh ‘Oireachtas na Samhna’, féile mhór ceoil agus rince, i mbliana. D’fhreastail breis agus 10,000 daoine air. Mar chuid de na h-imeachtaí  d’eagair Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise agus Pobal an Aifrinn seirbhís mhacnaimh.  Is é … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Community Involvement, Diocese, Festivals, Irish Language, Irish Language Services, Liturgy

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

Clergy and lay church workers from Cork, Cloyne and Ross, gathered in St Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, Co Cork with the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, on Maundy Thursday, for the annual Chrism Eucharist and the Renewal of Ordination vows … Continue reading

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Blessing of Pets in Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon

Nearly sixty people, and many more dogs and other animals, recently attended the ‘Blessing of Pets’ in St. Peter’s, Bandon. While dogs were in the majority, a lizard called ‘Puff’ and three tiny kittens were also in attendance. The kittens … Continue reading

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