Category Archives: People from 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

St Valentine’s Day Gift from Carrigaline School to Cork Penny Dinners

To mark St Valentine’s Day recently, the children of St Mary’s Church of Ireland School Carrigaline, County Cork,  once again this year, brought in items for Cork Penny Dinners. Cork Penny Dinners was founded during Famine times as a soup kitchen. … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Schools in the Diocese

Funeral of former Governor of The Falkland Islands held in Bantry, County Cork

The funeral has taken place in the Church of Saint Brendan the Navigator, Bantry, County Cork of Sir Cosmo Dugal Patrick Thomas Haskard, KCMG, MBE, who died recently  at his home at Tragariff on the shores of Bantry Bay, an ocean … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Cork, Diocese, Funeral in the Diocese, People from the Diocese

Olympian and Bishop Join Forces in Cork to Open and Bless Soft Surface Play Area at Their Old Primary School

St. Luke’s National School, Douglas, Cork recently developed a specialised soft surface play area for the children of the school. Two past pupils of the school – John Jermyn, member of the Irish Olympic Hockey team, and our school Patron, Bishop Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, Olympic Games, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Funeral in Cork of Long Serving Church of Ireland Diocesan Lay Reader

A Requiem Eucharist and Thanksgiving for the life of Herbert Calvert was held yesterday, 9th November 2016, in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.  Herbert, who died in the care of Saint Luke’s Home, Cork on Wednesday, 2nd November, served the … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Diocesan Readers, Diocese, Lay Ministry, People from the Diocese

Zambia Mission Team from Cork, Cloyne and Ross

From the moment the plane touched down on Zambian soil last July, a CMSI META team were on the move and for two weeks hardly stopped!  The visit  was part of the Church Mission Society Ireland (CMSI) Mission Experience Teams … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, International Church Relations, Lay Ministry, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development

Hikers Walk to Sheep’s Head for Christian Aid

This year’s weather forecast prior to the Christian Aid Sheep’s Head Hike 2016, on Saturday, 3rd September last, was not encouraging to both organisers and those who planned to take part. Heavy rain, winds, even thunder was forecasted and throughout … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Aid, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, People from Cork, People from the Diocese