Category Archives: Spirituality

Pattern Day celebrated in Ardmore

Ardmore, Co. Waterford is the most easterly parish in the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. It is well known as a beautiful seaside resort. It is the site of the monastery founded by St. Declan (an older contemporary of … Continue reading

Posted in Ecumenism, Parish News, Pilgrimage, Spirituality

Pilgrimage from St Senan’s, Inniscarra, County Cork to Slattery Island

This year marks the 200th anniversary of St Senan’s Chruch, Inniscarra, in the River Lee valley, County Cork. Recently, as part of the bicentenary celebrations the parish went on pilgrimage to Scattery Island led by the Reverend Robert Ferris.  St … Continue reading

Posted in Bicentenary, Churches in Cork, Pilgrimage, Spirituality

Services in Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Holy Week, or ‘The Great Week’ as early Christians called, starts tomorrow, Sunday, 25th March, with Palm Sunday.  Holy Week (the last week of Lent) is the week before Easter and Easter Week (1st to 7th April).  It runs from … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Church Services, Diocese, Easter, Good Friday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, Parish News, Spirituality

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

Spirituality Writer, Brandan Robertson, in Cork

Brandan Robertson, a noted evangelical thought-leader, humanitarian, and commentator, who works at the intersections of spirituality, sexuality, and social renewal, visited Cork on 16th and 17th June as part of his UK and Ireland tour. Changing Attitude Ireland hosted an event … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Diocese, LGBT, Spirituality

Book about Cork Pilgrimage Places, Holy Wells, Graves and Statues Launched in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Wednesday, 25th November a new book – Wells, Graves and Statues – by Dr Louise Nugent and Dr Richard Scriven, both of University College Cork, was launched in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork by the Bishop, Dr Paul Colton.  Wells, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Cathedral, Cork, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Spirituality

New Labyrinth Opened and Dedicated in the Churchyard of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Monday evening, 19th October the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, dedicated a labyrinth which has been constructed in the grounds of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. The Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, whose idea it was … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Labyrinth, Official Opening, Spirituality