CDYC Easter Activities

Good morning,What another lovely morning, as long as it lasts!Just a quick email to keep you updated with what has been going on recently with our youth.Over the last few months we have ben busy putting together a drama series with 5 episodes on the Easter Story.This was all done over Zoom with the expertise … [Read more…]

Holy Week – Morning Prayer – Service at 9:00a.m

The Morning Prayer Service for Holy Week will be live at 8:30 with services beginning  at 9:00 a.m. Looking forward to seeing you there. Zoom Link attached.Enter Morning Prayer Service HERE Billy W.G. SkuseDiocesan SecretaryDiocesan OfficeSt Nicholas’ House14 Cove StreetCorkIrelandT12RP40

West Cork Parish Marks One Year of Online Worship with Interview with Bishop Paul Colton

Fanlobbus Union of Parishes in West Cork – Dunmanway, Drimoleague, Drinagh and Coolkelure – will mark the anniversary of part of its online response to the Coronavirus pandemic, and the closure of church buildings for public worship, on Sunday 21st March. The rector of Fanlobbus, the Reverend Cliff Jeffers, has invited the Bishop of the … [Read more…]

Pastoral Letter from the Bishop

Church of Ireland – Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Pastoral Letter from the Bishop Friday 19th March  2021 Feast of Saint Joseph of Nazareth  One year ago I wrote to you and asked you not to gather for public worship in Cork, Cloyne and Ross in response to the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic … [Read more…]

Emergency Changes to the Regular Rota

Unfortunately, due to damage sustained to the churches at Desertserges and Kilmeen, there will be an adjustment to the regular service rota, as follows: Sunday, 9th March 10.30am St. Patrick’s Church, Farranthomas – Holy Communion Wednesday, 12th March 10.30am St. Bartholomew’s Church, Kinneigh – Holy Communion 8.00pm St. Paul’s Center, Ballineen – Lenten Compline Sunday, … [Read more…]

Kinneigh Union Welcomes New Rector

The parishioners of Desertserges, Murragh, Kilmeen and Kinneigh would like to extend a warm West Cork welcome to our new Rector, Rev. Stella Jones. We look forward to getting to know her and making the Union a true new home for her. It is with gratitude and a tinge of sadness that we also express … [Read more…]

Christmas Newsletter

As we approach Christmas and the turn of the year, it is time to reflect on the change in the Union and to look to the future. In January 2009, the Rev. Judith Hubbard-Jones, who left her distinct mark on he Union, returned to England, to continue her ministry in a new parish and be … [Read more…]