Category Archives: Liturgy

Retirement of Long-Serving County Cork Church Organist

Late last year – 2020 – Mrs Freda Salter Townshend – organist in the Church of Saint Barrahane, Castletownshend, County Cork for the previous 21 years, retired. From 2004 Freda was also organist in Abbeystrewry Parish Church in Skibbereen. Before … Continue reading

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Institution of New Rector for Kinneigh Union of Parishes in West Cork

On Thursday, 4th February, in a short Service broadcast online from Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, the Reverend Ivan Ruiters was instituted as incumbent of the Parish of Kinneigh Union of Parishes, in County Cork. The new rector was presented … Continue reading

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Christingles by ZOOM in Crosshaven, County Cork

Templebreedy Group of Parishes had a wonderful Christingle (Christ-Light) Service on ZOOM recently. Everyone received instructions of what they needed for the service, which until now was annually held in the Church. It was a celebration of ‘God: The Light … Continue reading

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Revised Information about Christmas Services in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Updated on Tuesday 22nd December Please note changes Christmas approaches and, more than ever this year, in Advent and beforehand, a lot of planning is going in to the practical arrangements for our joyful celebration of the nativity of our … Continue reading

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Missing Christmas Carols? Diocesan Service of 7 Lessons and Carols from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork is Online

Many people are missing the usual round of Christmas Carol Services this year. In addition to the innovative initiative of broadcasting carols on a big screen from the back of a truck around Cork reported HERE a pre-recorded Diocesan Service … Continue reading

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