Category Archives: Porvoo Communion

Reformation500 and Porvoo25 Feature at Clergy Conference 2017 in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation in Germany, together with the 25th Anniversary of the Porvoo Common Statement were brought together in the 2017 annual Clergy Conference at Ballylickey in Cork, Cloyne and Ross. The guest speaker, … Continue reading

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Eminent Swedish Theologian to speak at Cork, Cloyne and Ross Annual Clergy Conference

This year, 31st October to be precise, marks the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation in Germany. From there the Reformation movement spread throughout Europe, including to Sweden in the 16th Century.  Today the Church of Sweden, with … Continue reading

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Diocese of Porvoo (Church of Finland) Visit to Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Earlier this month, a visit from the Bishop and his staff from the Diocese of Porvoo (Borgå) in the Church of Finland to Cork, Cloyne and Ross was a valuable opportunity to strengthen links, friendships and mutual understanding between the two … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Diocesan Synod, Diocese, International Church Relations, Porvoo Communion

Church of Sweden Visit to Cork ~ the Photos!

Last weekend was a memorable and busy weekend when the Bishop of Strängnäs, the Right Reverend Dr Johan Dalman visited the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross together with clergy and people from his Diocese as part of the on-going relationships … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, International Church Relations, Porvoo Communion

Church of Sweden Visit to Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Right Reverend Dr Johan Dalman, Bishop of Strängnäs in the Church of Sweden, together with members of the Bishop’s Council and the Dean’s Council of the Diocese, made a visit to the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, International Church Relations, Porvoo Communion

Bishop of Cork Attends Consecration of Two New Bishops in the Church of Sweden

On Sunday, 6th September the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, attended the consecration, in Uppsala Cathedral, of two new bishops in the Church of Sweden.  The Church of Ireland and the Church of Sweden are in … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Diocese, Porvoo Communion

Church of Finland Youth Group Visits the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

We were delighted last week to welcome a Finnish youth group on a visit to Cork. Eighteen young people, led by Pastor Tapio Hietalahti and Tiina Jokiperä, deacon and professional youth worker, are members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of … Continue reading

Posted in Church of Ireland, Cork, Diocese, Porvoo Communion, Religion in Europe, Youth Work