Category Archives: Voluntary Work

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

10th Annual Sheep’s Head Hike in Cork, Cloyne and Ross for Christian Aid

The first weekend in September signifies a lot, the All-Ireland final, the kids are back at school, Electric Picnic and the start of Autumn. But for one part of the world, just off the west coast of Ireland in County … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News, Christian Aid, Contemporary Issues, Community Involvement, Church in Society, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work, Charity Work, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, World Aid and Development

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

Church of Ireland Parish to the fore in Dunmanway Tourism Launch

Hot on the heels of the opening of the innovative Sam Maguire Community Bells which were installed in St. Mary’s Church in Dunmanway in 2017 to remember Dunmanway’s most famous son (Sam Maguire), on Wednesday, 20th June, the official launch … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Diocese, Ecumenism, Five Marks of Mission, GAA, Launch, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

International Partnership: Archbishop of Burundi to Visit St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

The Archbishop of Burundi, the Most Reverend Martin Blaise Nyaboho , will travel to Cork following the meeting in Canterbury of the Primates of the Churches of the Anglican Communion, to preach at the Harvest Festival Eucharist in St Fin Barre’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bishops' Appeal, Burundi, Christian Aid, Partnership, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development

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

Bishop Paul Colton stands down from national education bodies of the Church of Ireland

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton recently stood down as a member of the Church of Ireland Board of Education (Republic of Ireland) on which he had served for fifteen years, and as chairperson of the Secondary … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church of Ireland, Education, Voluntary Work