Category Archives: 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

Cork Youth Workers Awarded Certificates in Youth Work

On 17th November Hilda Connolly, Diocesan Youth Officer in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross,  and Viridiana Kingston Castro, a youth worker from Coolkelure in Dunmanway, County Cork graduated at Cliff College, Derbyshire.  They were awarded  their Aurora Certificates … Continue reading

Posted in Continuing Ministerial Education, Education, Lay Ministry, Youth Work

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choristers complete Sponsored Walk in Cork

The choristers of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir, Cork, together with their families embarked on an 8km walk around Mahon Point and Blackrock Village in Cork last Saturday, 6th October. The weather could not have been better and this drew … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Cork, Fund-Raising, Youth Work

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

Royal School of Church Music awards for choristers of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Three senior choristers of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork were presented with the Royal School of Church Music Bronze Award following the Eucharist at the Cathedral on Sunday 2nd September. The girls travelled to Dublin in June to be assessed … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, People from the Diocese, Royal School of Church Music, Youth Work

‘Big Top’ Holiday Theme for Children’s Holiday Club in Carrigaline and Crosshaven Church of Ireland Parishes.

It is children’s holiday club season in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  As in previous years the parish of Carrigaline Union and Templebreedy (Crosshaven) Group of parishes held a joint Holiday Club  The theme this year was … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Holiday Club, 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