Category Archives: Voluntary Work

Stormy, Wet Weather in County Cork on Palm Sunday gave Donkeys a Rest this Year

Very stormy, windy, wet weather on the south coast meant that the usual outdoor Palm Sunday processions couldn’t go ahead this year as usual.  In Clonakilty and Carrigaline parishes the much-loved participation of donkeys didn’t happen this year.  In Carrigaline, … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocese, Holy Week, Mothers' Union, Palm Sunday, Voluntary Work

First Youth ‘Leaders in Training Course’ held in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Recently the Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) teamed up with the YMCA to put together an accredited course – Leaders in Training – for training Youth Leaders. The first group of 8 trainees began in September 2018 and consisted of … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Lay Ministry, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Young People of Rosscarbery Host Supper for Simon Community

On Saturday 24th November, the Youth Group in Ross Union of Parishes, Rosscarbery, County Cork, held a supper in aid of the Simon Community. The young people prepared and served a two course meal, sold raffle tickets and cleared up … Continue reading

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