Category Archives: 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

Annual Cape Clear Visit for Cork Diocesan Youth Council

The annual  Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) weekend on Cape Clear Island (Oileáin Chléire) took place from 23rd to 25th September last. Cape Clear Island is the most southerly point of Ireland. Facing severe weather forecasts, 20 young people and 4 … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Parish News, Youth Work

Carrigaline and Crosshaven Holiday Club for Children

Carrigaline Union and Templebreedy Group of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork, held a joint Holiday Club for the fifth successive year last week in St Mary’s National School Carrigaline. Forty children and twenty teen helpers (plus ‘Adult’ leaders!) exhausted themselves learning … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Parish News, Youth Work

Cork Diocesan Youth Council at ‘Summer Madness 2016’

A group of 18 – young people and leaders – from the Diocesan Youth Council in Cork, Cloyne and Ross attended the Christian youth festival – Summer Madness – from 1st to 5th July in Glenarm, County Antrim. Here is … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Youth Work

Bishop Paul Colton sets out challenges and questions in 2016 Diocesan Synod Address

The Diocesan Synod of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross met in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas, Cork on Saturday, 11th June 2016.  The Eucharist of the Feast of Saint Barnabas was celebrated by members beforehand in the nearby … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charting A Future With Confidence, Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocesan Synod, Diocese, Special Events, World Aid and Development, Youth Work