Category Archives: People from the Diocese

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

Cork Church of Ireland School Wins National Dairy Council Competition

Last month, on Friday 27th April, St. Luke’s National School, O’Mahoney’s Avenue in Cork was announced as the winner of the National Dairy Council’s competition to create a jingle for Moocrew’s future advertisement campaign. Ms. Goggin and the children in … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Competition Winners, Cork, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Visits St Davids Cathedral, Wales

Easter is always a busy time for cathedral musicians and this year was no exception with choral services on every day of the Triduum and Festival Eucharist and Evensong on Easter Sunday itself. There was also a liturgical performance of … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Making Connections, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Youth Work

Annual ‘Meet the Bishop’ Morning for Confirmation Candidates in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Each year the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, hosts a morning of activities and fun for the confirmation candidates from all the parishes across the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘I know lots of them already,’ he says … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Education, People from the Diocese

Former Primus of Scottish Episcopal Church Preaches at Annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist took place on Maundy Thursday, 29th March in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fachtna, Rosscarbery, County Cork.  The preacher this year was the Right Reverend David Chillingworth, former Bishop of St Andrew’s, Dunkeld and Dunblane, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Chrism Eucharist, Church Services, Clergy, Diocesan Youth Officer, Diocese, Healthcare Ministry, Holy Week, Lay Ministry, Maundy Thursday, People from the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton Makes Very Personal Good Friday Visit

The little village of Ballinacurra, on the outskirts of Midleton, County Cork, was Bishop Paul Colton’s first port of call on Good Friday, 30th March.  Ballinacurra was, indeed, once a port.  Until 1962 it was the port for the town … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Chaplaincies, Cork, Good Friday, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

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