Cork Cathedral Appeal For WW1 Photos For Remembrance Sunday Requiem

Cork, Cloyne & Ross DCO

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Revd Nigel Dunne will be present in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork tomorrow, Saturday, 8 November from 10.00 a.m. until 3.00 p.m. They will be assisted by history students from Midleton College, Bandon Grammar School, and Ashton School.

They invite members of the public in Cork – of any nationality or religious outlook – to visit and to bring photos of loved ones who served in or died in the First World War. The photos will then be scanned and included in a new visual memorial which will be mounted in the Cathedral near the Heroes Column and which will remain for the duration of the remaining centenary years of the First World War.

In addition, on Sunday, 9 November, Remembrance Sunday, the names submitted will be read out during a Solemn Choral Requiem at which the music will be Requiem by Gabriel Fauré, and Bishop Colton will preside at the celebration of the Eucharist. The Requiem is at 11.15 a.m. and all are welcome.

In the afternoon, at 4.00 p.m., also in St Fin Barre’s, there will be a Choral Evensong for Remembrance …read more

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