Catholic Diocese of Cork and Ross, Ireland

Have you considered being a priest?

There is a special "Come and See" afternoon for men aged between 18 and 40 who may be thinking about Priesthood for the Diocese of Cork and Ross.

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It will take place on

Sunday 28 April 2024
in Mardyke House, Cork City (T12 W8RP)

Location of Mardyke House

The afternoon will include time for prayer, reflection, discussion and a social dimension.

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'Come and See' Sunday 28 April 2024 - 2pm to 5pm'Come and See' Sunday 28 April 2024 - 2pm to 5pm

Edina Teopoldo de Campos (to the left of Bishop Fintan) and Danilo Fraga Peixoto (to the right of the bishop) are pictured with families and friends after they were baptised and confirmed at the Easter Vigil. (Photo: Mike English).Edina Teopoldo de Campos (to the left of Bishop Fintan) and Danilo Fraga Peixoto (to the right of the bishop) are pictured with families and friends after they were baptised and confirmed at the Easter Vigil. (Photo: Mike English).

The celebration of Easter in Cork this year includes welcomes for new Catholics from Brazil

The Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne, Cork, was celebrated with principal celebrant Bishop Fintan Gavin.

It included the initiation into the Catholic Church of two people who have come to Cork from Brazil.

Edina Teopoldo de Campos (to the left of Bishop Fintan) and Danilo Fraga Peixoto (to the right of the bishop) are pictured with families and friends after they were baptised and confirmed at the Easter Vigil. 

This is the highpoint of their participation in a preparatory programme known as the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). This programme is provided by parishes with the support of the Mission and Ministry Office of the diocese.

 

The Holy Thursday Mass of Chrism was celebrated at Cork's Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne this morning

Bishop Fintan Gavin welcomed parishioners and priests and religious from across the diocese.

The ceremony included the:

  • Renewal of Priestly Promises
  • Blessing of the Oil of the Sick
  • Blessing of the Oil of Catechumens
  • and the Consecration of the Chrism

Bishop Fintan acknowledged especially the contibution of priests across the diocese in a time of a lot of change.

“I want to acknowledge the generosity of so many of our priests who generously continue to minister beyond the retirement age of parish priests at 75 years."

Bishop Fintan Gavin blesses the Holy Oils at the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne (North Cathedral) in CorkBishop Fintan Gavin blesses the Holy Oils at the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne (North Cathedral) in Cork

The Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne invites applications for the position of Director of Music at the Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne, Roman Street, Cork

This is a part-time fixed-term contract. The person undertaking this post will work collaboratively with the Administrator of the Cathedral, Bishop of the Diocese and Priests of the Parishes, to:

  • Develop music within the Cathedral Parish and will work to develop a wider vision and programme of Music for the Diocese of Cork and Ross
  • Select appropriate liturgical music for each liturgy
    Leading the Cathedral Choir at weekly Sunday Mass with Tuesday rehearsal. This work includes liturgical key dates and events for Holy Week and Easter Triduum Liturgies, The Liturgies at Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day, Corpus Christi and other Diocesan / Parish Liturgies that will arise on various occasions.
Vacancy: Director of Music

Closing date for receipt of Applications is

12 noon on Friday 19th April 2024

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St. Patricks Day at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. AnneSt. Patricks Day at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne

Bishop Fintan Gavin was the principal celebrant of Mass to mark St. Patrick’s Day at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne

The Mass was attended by members of the Cork City Council, lead by Lord Mayor Cllr. Kieran McCarthy, along with Ann Doherty, Chiel Executive of Cork City Council and Brian Geaney, Assistant Chief Executive of Cork City Council.

The congregation enjoyed the hospitality of the Cathedral Parish after Mass at the Cathedral Visitor Centre.