Category Archives: Mothers’ Union

New President of Mothers’ Union Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Ascension Day, 30th May, Hilary Dring, only the sixteenth Diocesan President of Mothers’ Union in Cork in almost 125 years, was commissioned by Bishop Paul Colton. It was a wonderful evening at St. Mary’s Church in Carrigaline when many … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Services, Commissionings, Diocese, Mothers' Union

Stormy, Wet Weather in County Cork on Palm Sunday gave Donkeys a Rest this Year

Very stormy, windy, wet weather on the south coast meant that the usual outdoor Palm Sunday processions couldn’t go ahead this year as usual.  In Clonakilty and Carrigaline parishes the much-loved participation of donkeys didn’t happen this year.  In Carrigaline, … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocese, Holy Week, Mothers' Union, Palm Sunday, Voluntary Work

Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross Plant a Tree to Celebrate 13 Decades of Service

On Saturday, 11 November, the Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross held the meeting of their   Diocesan Council in Northridge House.  As part of the day they planted a tree in the grounds of St Luke’s Home to commemorate … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Mothers' Union, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

Cork Mothers’ Union Help Out at Cork Summer Show

The Mothers’ Union in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross enjoyed a really busy weekend last month at the Cork Summer Show (17-18 June), in the lovely sunshine. They provided a baby change facility and colouring for kids … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Lay Ministry, Mothers' Union

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Mothers’ Union: Prayer Vigil to End Violence Against Women

The Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross will hold a vigil at St. Mary’s Church, Carrigaline, County Cork on Saturday 26th November from 7.30 – 9.30pm. The purpose is to spread the very important message that violence against women … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Mothers' Union, People in Need, Prayers

LÉ Róisín Brings 200 ‘Comfort Teddies’ Knitted by Cork Mothers’ Union on its Humanitarian Mission to the Mediterranean

The Irish Naval ship, LÉ Róisín, has left the Irish Naval Base at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour and is heading to the Mediterranean on a three-month humanitarian mission to aid migrants fleeing Syria, as well as other Middle Eastern and African countries.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Mothers' Union, Pastoral, People in Need, Refugee Crisis, Voluntary Work

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Mothers’ Union Diocesan Festival Service

The Mothers’ Union of Cork, Cloyne and Ross celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation (historically known as ‘Lady Day’) with their Diocesan Festival Service in Christ Church, Fermoy on Sunday afternoon 22nd March.  The Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, presided and the … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Diocese, Mothers' Union, Parish News