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Rich and Varied Celebrations of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The week that starts each year with the Sunday before Easter Day, Palm Sunday, is known to Christians as Holy Week.  Its importance and significance in the Church is highlighted by its being called ‘The Great Week’ in the early history of Christianity.   1,833 more words


Annual Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Clergy, lay readers, and lay ministers together with a substantial congregation responded to an invitation from the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, to join in the Annual Chrism Eucharist in St Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, Co. 333 more words


Conversion and Confirmation

This weekend I finally completed my journey into full communion in the Catholic Church. Well, I say completed. Really it’s only just beginning. The experience was phenomenal, the future is exciting, but it has been the journey to get here that has literally changed my life. 2,620 more words

Flat Mike a Smashing Success

Congressman Mike Bishop (R-MI8) has been trying to limit the number of people at his “town halls” to 20 or 30, but one of his recent town hall events had more people. 268 more words

Elected Officials

'Vulnerability is part of Christian Ministry' - Bishop Paul Colton at Annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist

Sermon preached by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton

at the Diocesan Chrism Eucharist

In the Cathedral Church of St Fachtna, Rosscarbery, Co Cork… 1,534 more words


Love Made Visible

“Pope Francis says that in our time, “humanity is experiencing a turning-point in its history,” in which “our contemporaries are barely living from day to day, with dire consequences.” We are acutely aware that in our world abortion is tolerated, personal conscience obliterated, and the family undermined and attacked by the cultural powers that shape public opinion and policy. 157 more words