Category Archives: Sermons

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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Christmas Sermon preached by Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork

Christmas Day Sermon, 2016 Preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fin Barre, Cork The Christmas story is neither a nativity play nor a fairy tale.  It … Continue reading

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Cork Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme ~ Bishop Paul Colton’s Address

Sermon preached at A Service of Peace and Reconciliation to Commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork on Friday, 1st July, 2016 in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork … Continue reading

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‘Remembering 1916’ – Sermon preached by Archdeacon Gary Hastings in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Sermon preached by the Archdeacon of Tuam, the Venerable Gary Hastings in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Sunday, 17th April, 2016 1916 Ardeaglais Chorcaigh 2016 Christ tells us that we are not to judge anyone. Judgement belongs to God … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Easter Sermon Preached in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Easter Day, 2016 Sermon preached by The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Cathedral Church of St Fin Barre, Cork ‘We are witnesses to all that God did …’  Acts 10.39 The way … Continue reading

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