Category Archives: Summer

Holiday Club in Blarney Church of Ireland Parish

Another parish in the Diocese which hosted a holiday club during this past summer was the Church of the Resurrection, Blarney in the Parish of Carrigrohane Union. The local secondary school  – Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál – was the venue … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News, Summer, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Summer SING! at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Summer SING! is a week-long children’s singing festival which encourages children to experience singing in Cork City. Some 200 children and 100 professional and volunteer staff, aged from 3 to 14 years, gather together and they sing in venues across … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, People from Cork, Summer, Youth Work

Children’s Holiday Club in Carrigaline and Templebreedy Parishes, Cork

A joint holiday club was organised by the Carrigaline Union and Templebreedy Group of parishes in the Diocese of Cork once again this year.  This year it was called: ‘Champions!’. 50 children and 20 teen leaders (along with the adult … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Parish News, Summer, Youth Work

‘Old’ Youth Meet ‘Present’ Youth for Crookhaven300 Reunion in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 23rd July former members of the Cork Diocesan youth scene from the early 1980s were hosted at a reunion barbecue at the Altar Rectory, Toormore, Co Cork at which they were joined by current members of the Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, CDYC, Church Services, Diocese, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Social Events, Summer, Youth Work

Busy Summer in Parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Sometimes people have the idea that church activity winds down in July, and more so in August.  This has never been the case in many dioceses and especially in places such as Cork, Cloyne and Ross with its many holiday … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Services, Clergy, Community Involvement, Diocese, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sea Sunday, Social Events, Special Events, Summer, Voluntary Work, Youth Work