Category Archives: Parish News

Confirmation Season begins in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Bishop Paul Colton began his annual round of visitations to parishes for 2017, during which he also conducts baptisms and confirmations, on the Second Sunday of Easter, 23rd April.  This year the Bishop started in Fanlobbus Union of Parishes which … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, Bishop, Confirmation, Parish News

Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, announces his Holy Week 2017 Programme

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has announced the programme and schedule for his Holy Week visit to the Cork parish of Douglas Union with Frankfield starting on Palm Sunday 9th April. ‘I’m using a contemporary … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cork, Diocese, Holy Week, Parish News

Award for St Multose School in Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade

Spectators at the Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade in Co. Cork were entertained this year by the children of St Multose National School – the Church of Ireland Primary School in Kinsale. The children played the part of the Children … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Parish News, Saint Patrick's Day, Schools in the Diocese

Parishioner of Christ Church, Fermoy Chosen as Grand Marshall of St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Fermoy St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee honoured the Cope Foundation residential and day care centre in Fermoy, County Cork by asking them to nominate a grand marshal for this year’s parade in the town. Cope’s representative, Ian Fleming, Chairman of the … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fund-Raising, Lay Ministry, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Patrick's Day

Young Adults from Fermoy Church of Ireland Parish Respond to Appeal to Ring Bells in Solidarity with Refugees and Migrants

The younger adults  attending Christ Church Fermoy on Sunday, 19th March, were called upon to fulfil a surprising task – they rang the Church bell in response to the ‘Joy Bells’ initiative started in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford.  Fermoy Parish was delighted to … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Parish News, Special Events

Famous Mathematician speaks about Jokes at Men’s Breakfast in Douglas Union of Parishes

By 9.00am on Saturday 11 March a group of about 110 men filled Bull McCabes (Pub and Restaurant) on Airport Hill near Cork, for a special parish breakfast. In recent years, this event has become a popular part of the Lent … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fresh Expressions, Good ideas, Lent, Parish News

Cork’s First Christmas Tree Festival Addresses Many Contemporary Themes

Cork’s first Christmas Tree Festival was held from 2nd to 4th December in the Church of Ireland Parish of Carrigrohane Union, based at the three parish churches:  St Peter’s, Carrigrohane, St Senan’s, Inniscarra and The Church of the Resurrection, Blarney.  It … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Good ideas, Parish News