Category Archives: Sermons

‘Society and the world need bridge-builders’ – Bishop Paul Colton at St Patrick’s Day Civic Service in Cork

Preaching at the annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to mark St Patrick’s Day, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘more than ever our society and world needs bridge-builders.’  Speaking in … Continue reading

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Sermon at the Funeral of the Reverend Robert Lawson

Sermon preached at the Funeral of the Reverend Robert William Lawson in the Church of Saint Brigid, Castleknock, Dublin by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork Saturday, 26th January 2019 We gather here, as we heard at … Continue reading

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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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