Category Archives: 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

Rosscarbery Youth Worker takes part in joint Anglian/Old Catholic Pilgrimage

Katharine Deane, a youth worker from the Ross Union of Parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, followed the example of St. Willibrord (the first Bishop of Utrecht) in late May of this year by taking part … Continue reading

Posted in Ecumenism, Old Catholics, People from the Diocese, Pilgrimage, Youth Work

Schools Singing Workshop at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Tuesday morning last (7th March) seven schools gathered in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork for a workshop and performance led by Peter Stobart, Director of Music.  All are schools which Peter has been visiting regularly as part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church Music, Community Involvement, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work

Bishop Colton’s Annual Morning with Confirmation Candidates

On Saturday, 4th March, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, hosted his annual ‘Confirmation Morning with the Bishop’ for all those who, starting with the Sundays in the Easter season, will be confirmed in the Diocese in 2017. Once again the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Youth Work

Clonakilty Hosts Annual Youth Workers Weekend in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) leaders’ weekend took place in the Quality Hotel, Clonakilty from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th January. Steve Grasham, newly appointed to the role of Regional Development worker for the Church of Ireland Youth … Continue reading

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