Category Archives: Youth Work

Confirmation Candidates in Cork Parish Host Parish Fund-Raising Lunch

On Sunday 1 March, the 21 members of the current confirmation group in the parishes of Douglas Union with Frankfield in Cork, hosted a soup lunch in the Canon Packham Hall. At the lunch €576 was raised for Cork Penny … Continue reading

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

Junior Bell Ringers from Dunmanway Tour West Cork Bell Towers

Ten young people between the ages of 8 – 16 are learning to ring the Sam Maguire Community Bells at St. Mary’s Church in Dunmanway, County Cork.  This is in addition to a group of 10-15 adults who are already … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Churches in Cork, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, West Cork, Youth Work

Youth Leaders in Training in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) once again partnered up with the YMCA’s Joy Cantwell-Moore and Isla Jeffers to train a second group of young people in their Leaders in Training Course. This year’s group (2019-2020) consisted of 9 Transition … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Training Event, Youth Work

County Cork Church Youth Group Go ‘Behind the Scenes’ in their Community

During the school half term earlier this month, 12 teenagers from Fanlobbus Parish Youth Group (Dunmanway, Drimoleague, Coolkelure and Drinach, County Cork) went on a ‘behind the scenes event’ in their surrounding community. Starting on Wed 19th, they visited Rowa … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, People from the Diocese, Youth Work

Cork Re-enactment of an Historic Day in the Life of the Church of Ireland: 19th February 1870

In the coming days, an historic and defining moment in the history of the Church of Ireland will be re-enacted in Cork, as a contribution by the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan to the current 150th anniversary … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Cathedral, Church History, Church of Ireland, Commemoration, Disestablishment, Drama, Heritage, History, Schools in the Diocese, Sesquicentenary, Youth Work

Bishop Paul Colton makes site visit to the Carraig Centre, Ballincollig

On Wednesday 5th February, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton visited the Carraig Centre in Ballincollig, Cork which is currently under development by Clancy Construction.   The Bishop was shown around by project team lead Bill Lane, youth worker Matt … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charting A Future With Confidence, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, In the News, Lay Ministry, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Pioneer Ministry, Worship, Youth Work

Youth of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Share their Video at Church of Ireland Youth Forum

Five young people from Cork, Cloyne and Ross joined Diocesan Youth Officer, Hilda Connolly, at the third and final of the Church of Ireland’s Youth Forum meetings on 25th January, in City North Hotel in Dublin.  The young people were … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Youth Work