Category Archives: Parish News

Peace and Reconciliation Commemoration as West Cork Parish with Sam Maguire links Commemorates Bloody Sunday

On Sunday 22nd November, the day after the centenary of Bloody Sunday, the events of that day were commemorated and prayers of thanksgiving for offered for the peace and freedom we enjoy in Ireland today in the home parish of … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Decade of Centenaries, Parish News, Peace, Reconciliation

Douglas Union of Parishes in Cork Gets Stirred Up Before Advent

The traditional Collect for the Sunday before Advent (22nd November this year) starts with the words ‘Stir up’ and goes on to emphasise ‘the fruit of good works’. Generations of preachers used it as a launch pad for sermons on … Continue reading

Posted in Advent, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Churches in Cork, Diocese, Fund-Raising, 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