Archbishop Of Armagh Joins In Bandon Celebrations Of 400 Years Of Worship On The Present Church Site

Cork, Cloyne & Ross DCO

Pictured celebrating 400 years of Divine worship at St Peter’s Church at Ballymodan, Bandon, Co Cork were the clergy and readers who attended the Service with from front left the Revd David White, Curate, Cllr Alan Coleman MCC Mayor of Cork County, the Right Revd Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork Cloyne and Ross, the Archbishop of Armagh the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke and the Revd Denis MacCarthy, Rector of Bandon (Photo: Denis Boyle)

On Sunday, 5 October the parishioners of Bandon and the Bishop of Cork were joined by friends from around the Diocese, ecumenical guests, civic leaders and also the Archbishop of Armagh to celebrate 400 years of worship on the present Church of Ireland church site at Ballymodan in the town.

The Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, a former rector of the Parish, was invited by the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton and the Rector of Bandon, the Revd Denis MacCarthy to return to preach on this occasion of celebration. The Bishop presided at the Eucharist. The congregation was joined by representatives of other churches in the town, by the Mayor of Cork County, Cllr Alan Coleman, County Councillors, local TDs, Deirdre Clune, MEP, and representatives …read more

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