Category Archives: Parish News

Workshop on Recycling in Carrigaline Church of Ireland Eco-Congregation

Carrigaline Union of parishes in the Diocese of Cork is an Eco Congregation and following on from this understanding of living lightly on the earth, the parishioners were delighted, on Monday 28th May, to host a Workshop on Recycling. Dan … Continue reading

Posted in Eco Congregation, Environmental Issues, Parish News

150th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Church, Crosshaven ~ Templebreedy

On the afternoon of Trinity Sunday, 27th May, Templebreedy Church – Holy Trinity Church, Crosshaven – was full for the celebration of the sesquicentenary (150 years) of the consecration of the Church.  The church building was designed by William Burges, … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bishop, church buildings, Church Services, Heritage, History, Parish News, Sesquicentenary

Pentecost with an International Flavour in St John the Baptist, Midleton, County Cork

The Feast of Pentecost was given an international flavour when celebrated recently in St John the Baptist Church, Midleton, County Cork. People from twelve different countries in the Parish prayed the Lord’s Prayer in their own language as part of … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Parish News, Pentecost, People from the Diocese

New Chalice and Ciborium Consecrated in Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon

During his visit to Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon on Sunday, 29th April, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton consecrated a new ciborium and a new chalice in memory of the late Noel Burns of Lissaphooka, Bandon, … Continue reading

Posted in Gifts to the Church, Memorial Gifts, Parish News

Cork’s ‘Goldie Fish’ Comes Face to Face with a Lofty Crane

Cork’s ‘goldie fish’  – the distinctive salmon weather vane atop Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork – had company on Thursday 26th April.  A crane rose to lofty heights to repair the lead flashing on the dome of Shandon, Cork’s … Continue reading

Posted in church buildings, church repairs, Cork, Heritage, History, Parish News

Blarney Church of Ireland Hosts ‘Community Table’

On Monday 26th March The Church of The Resurrection in Blarney, Co Cork opened its doors to the community with an invitation to come around for the very first ‘Community Table’ event in the church.  The event was suggested at … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Making Connections, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

Former Primus (Presiding Bishop) of the Scottish Episcopal Church Returns to Cork Roots

The Right Reverend David Chillingworth, who was Bishop of Saint Andrew’s, Dunkeld and Dunblane in the Scottish Episcopal Church, and who was Primus (Presiding Bishop) of that Church from 2009 until 2016 will spend Holy Week 2018 in Cork, Cloyne … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Announcements, Church Services, Holy Week, Liturgy, Maundy Thursday, Parish News, Special Events