Category Archives: Special Events

300th Anniversary of Building of Church Tower in Cork Parish

To mark the three hundredth  anniversary of the building of the church  tower in St Martin’s, Templemartin, Moviddy Union of Parishes (in the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross),   Mr Colin Nicholls,  parishioner and former organist in St Fin Barre’s … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Centenary, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Special Events

Bishop of Cork Consecrates Chapel at Saint Luke’s Home, Cork

When Saint Luke’s Home, Cork relocated in 1994 from Military Hill to Mahon in the south suburbs of Cork City it was a 90 bed care home and a small chapel was consecrated at the time by the Right Reverend … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Care of the Older Person, Chaplaincies, Charities in the Diocese, Church in Society, Church Services, Dedication, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Gifts to the Church, Liturgy, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Official Opening, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Special Events, Voluntary Work

Holy Trinity Church Crosshaven ~ 150th Celebratory Concert with Iarla O’ Lionáird and Steve Cooney

Holy Trinity Church Crosshaven is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, 1868- 2018. This concert was one of a number of events happening as part of the celebration this year. The proceeds from this Concert go to the Crosshaven Community Consolidation … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Concert, Diocese, Festivals, Sesquicentenary, Special Events

West Cork History Festival Announces 2018 Programme

The West Cork History Festival, of which the Bishop of Cork Dr Paul Colton is one of the patrons,  will run from 16-19 August. The programme will include contributions from leading writers on historical subjects. The subjects are local, national, and international … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Centenaries in Ireland, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Education, Special Events, West Cork History Festival

Former Primus (Presiding Bishop) of the Scottish Episcopal Church Returns to Cork Roots

The Right Reverend David Chillingworth, who was Bishop of Saint Andrew’s, Dunkeld and Dunblane in the Scottish Episcopal Church, and who was Primus (Presiding Bishop) of that Church from 2009 until 2016 will spend Holy Week 2018 in Cork, Cloyne … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Announcements, Church Services, Holy Week, Liturgy, Maundy Thursday, Parish News, Special Events

Special Guest John Creedon Addresses Lent Breakfast in Cork Parish

It was a full house at 9 am, as over 90 men gathered at Bull McCabe’s Bar and Restaurant on Airport Hill two Saturdays ago, on Saturday 10 March, for the annual Lent Men’s Breakfast in the Cork parishes of … Continue reading

Posted in Community Involvement, Cork, Fresh Expressions, Lent, Parish News, Social Events, Special Events

Lent Programmes under way in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Yesterday, Wednesday 14th February, was the first day of Lent.  Services to mark Ash Wednesday were held throughout the Diocese, many of them incorporating the imposition of ashes for those who wished to receive them. In Lent this this year, … Continue reading

Posted in Ash Wednesday, Church Services, Lent, News Roundup, Parish News, Special Events, Spirituality