Category Archives: Parish News

50 years Service by Mrs Ivy Dennis on Select Vestry of County Cork Parish

During the General Vestry meeting (annual general meeting of parishioners), held recently for Moviddy Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork, the Priest-in-Charge, the Reverend David Bowles, acknowledged the outstanding contribution of one parishioner – Mrs Ivy Dennis – … Continue reading

Posted in Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Cork, Faith and Service, Five Marks of Mission, Lay Ministry, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

Drive-in Harvest Service in County Cork Church of Ireland Parish

On Sunday 20th September, Moviddy Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork held a united ‘Drive-in’ Harvest in Peter Hynes’ field opposite St Mark’s Church, Kilbonane in the village of Aherla, County Cork. The weather was perfect and there … Continue reading

Posted in Church Music, Church of Ireland, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Harvest Thanksgiving, Parish News

Cork Parish Sends Gifts to Children in the Parish Kids’ Group and the Lord’s Prayer by Poster for us All

In the Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in Cork City, the leaders of their Adventurers (the kids’ group in the parish) each used old VCR (video cassette recorder) cases at home to make ‘Adventurers in a box’  to send to each … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Online, Churches in Cork, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Novel Corona Virus, Parish News, Prayers, Voluntary Work

Confirmation Candidates in Cork Parish Host Parish Fund-Raising Lunch

On Sunday 1 March, the 21 members of the current confirmation group in the parishes of Douglas Union with Frankfield in Cork, hosted a soup lunch in the Canon Packham Hall. At the lunch €576 was raised for Cork Penny … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Children's Ministry, Community Involvement, Confirmation, Cork, Diocese, Parish News, Youth Work

Saturday Morning Men’s Pub Breakfast Kick Starts Lent in Douglas Parishes, County Cork

On Saturday 29 February, Bull McCabes Pub and Restaurant on the Airport Road in Cork City, was filled to capacity for the Parish Men’s Breakfast. This year more than 90 men, in some cases several generations of the same family, … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Lent, Parish News