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Two deacons ordained in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday 30th August 2020, two people from the United Dioceses of Cork Cloyne and Ross in the Church of Ireland were ordained deacon: Patrick Gerrard Culleton and Sabrina Ann Cooke.

Due to the restrictions in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ordination Services were held separately; one in Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon in the morning and the other in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork in the afternoon, with strict limits on attendance in line with current regulations.

At the request of the Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, who is recovering from surgery following an accident, the Ordination Services were conducted by the Right Reverend Dr Richard Clarke, former Archbishop of Armagh who, in retirement, now lives in County Cork. 

A full report is available here.  Please click on the photos below to see a selection from the day.

Clergy and the Diocesan Registrar, John Jerymn, following the service of ordination at St Peter's, Bandon.
Clergy and the Diocesan Registrar, John Jerymn, following the service of ordination at St Peter's, Bandon.

Clergy and the Diocesan Registrar, John Jerymn, following the service of ordination at St Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork.
Clergy and the Diocesan Registrar, John Jerymn, following the service of ordination at St Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork.