Category Archives: Porvoo Communion

Greetings from Finland – Diocese of Borgå/Porvoo ~ St Fin Barre’s Cathedral 150

More greetings today, as the 150th anniversary of the consecration of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork approaches, this time from the Bishop of Borgå/Diocese of Porvoo, in the Church of Finland: the Right Reverend Dr Bo-Göran Åstrand. Bishop Paul Colton, … Continue reading

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Greetings from Sweden ~ St Fin Barre’s 150

More greetings today, as the 150th anniversary of the consecration of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork approaches, this time from the Bishop of Strängnäs, in the Church of Sweden: the Right Reverend Dr Johan Dalman. Bishop Colton and Bishop Dalman … Continue reading

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Cork’s Bishops Dedicate Globe Candle Stand at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral

On Saturday 7th November, the weekend when All Souls and Remembrance are observed at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, Cork’s two Bishops, Dr Paul Colton and Dr Fintan Gavin conducted a short liturgy of dedication of a new votive candle … Continue reading

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Cork Clergy Conference is a Casualty of Coronavirus ~ 21 years in Retrospect

One of the inevitable casualties of the current Coronavirus Pandemic has been the Cork, Cloyne and Ross gathering at Ballylickey, County Cork for the much-valued annual Clergy Conference. This year’s Conference was scheduled to take place from 7th to 9th … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton sends warm greetings to the new Bishop of Borgå (Porvoo), Church of Finland

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has sent warm greetings on behalf of himself and everyone in Cork, Cloyne and Ross to the new Bishop of Borgå (Porvoo), in the Church of Finland – the Right … Continue reading

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