Category Archives: Sermons

Bishop Colton Reflects on the Women in the Easter Story in his Easter Sermon 2018

Easter Day, 2018 Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross In St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Sunday, 1st April 2018 Some stories are timeless, and their message endures.  They cross boundaries … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Address on Saint Patrick’s Day 2018 in Cork

Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fin Barre, Cork on Saint Patrick’s Day, 2018 ‘We are fools for Christ …’ (1 Corinthians 4.10) The last … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Sermon preached on Christmas Day 2017 in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Sermon preached by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Christmas Day, 2017 But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; for see —I am … Continue reading

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Sermon at the Funeral of the Reverend Adrian Moran in Christ Church, Rushbrooke, County Cork

Sermon preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the Funeral of the Reverend Adrian Peter Moran Monday, 4th December 2017 ‘For God’s testimony is; “You are a priest for ever after the … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Address at the Official Opening of ‘The Sam Maguire Community Bells’

Address given by The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the Official Opening of  The Sam Maguire Community Bells in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway, County Cork, on Saturday, 9th September, 2017 Sam Maguire died … Continue reading

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300th Anniversary of the Building of the Church of Saint Brendan, Crookhaven, Co. Cork

Sunday, 23rd July marked the beginning of a week of celebrations in Kilmoe Union of Parishes to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the building and consecration of the beautiful little coastal Church of St Brendan in Crookhaven, County Cork.  The … Continue reading

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At Cork St Patricks’ Day Civic Service Bishop Paul Colton speaks about Mother and Baby Homes

In his sermon at the annual Civic Service and Festival Eucharist for St Patrick’s Day in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, spoke about the place of religion in Irish society in the … Continue reading

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