Immigration/New Irish:

Chaplain to the Polish Community

Chaplain: Fr Piotr Galus
Address: St Augustine's Priory, Washington Street, Cork
Tel: 021 4944976 or 087 6951913

Mass in Polish in Cork City
Mass in the Polish language is celebrated in Cork every Sunday in St. Augustine's Church in Washington Street at 9 am and 6 pm. Confession before Mass.

Mass in Polish outside Cork City
1st Saturday of every month: 6pm Bantry; 8.30pm Bandon
2nd Saturday of every month: 6pm Skibbereen; 8pm Clonakilty
3rd Saturday of every month: 8pm Ballincollig
Last Saturday of every month: 6pm Kinsale; 8pm Carrigaline
Last Sunday of every month: 12 noon Little Island.

Baptism and Marriage in Polish language are celebrated in the parish where people live. For Pre-marital course in Polish, Pre-nuptial enquiry and the premarital documents, please contact Fr. Piotr Galus.
For any other pastoral assistance, please contact Fr. Galus.

Polish Chaplain in Diocese of Cloyne: Fr. Grzegorz Skalniak
Tel: 087 9361360

Filipino Community

There is a Filipino Mass every First Saturday of the month in Our Lady Crowned Church, Upper Mayfield, Cork at 7pm.

Contact: Fr. Pat O'Herlihy, SSC
Tel: 021 4508610 or 087 2284284.

Lithuanian Community

During autumn, winter and spring, Holy Mass is celebrated for the Lithuanian Community in Cork at St. Francis Church Friary, Liberty Street, Cork on Saturday evenings at 7.15pm. Generally, this is once a month or sometimes bimonthly, by arrangement.

Chaplain of the Lithuanian Catholic Mission in Ireland: Fr. Egidijus Arnasius
Address: 48 Westland Row at St. Andrew's Church, Dublin 2
Tel: 01 6761030 or 087 7477554

Orthodox Services in Cork

Russian, Slavonic and English
Celebrated by Fr. George Zavershinskiy and Fr. Deacon Nikolai Evseev in the 3rd Order chapel, Capuchin Franciscan Friary, Fr. Matthew Quay, next to Holy Trinity Church.
Once a month, usually on the first Saturday.
Confessions at 9:30 am followed by Divine Liturgy

The Russian speaking community is part of the larger parish of SS. Peter & Paul, Russian Patriarchate, Harolds Cross, Dublin.

Georgian and English
Once a month on Saturday 10:00 am
In the Capuchin Friary celebrated by Fr. Molkhazy from Dublin.

Contact: John Johansson, Reader & Church Warden
Tel: 021 4841187

Romanian and English

The Romanian Orthodox Parish of Cork was formed in October 2005 with the blessing of Archbishop Joseph of Paris, Metropolitan of the Western Europe Orthodox Church and it is dedicated to "Saint Calinic of Cernica and Saint Patrick of Ireland". The parish comprises people from the Romanian, Moldovian, Greek and Irish communities of Cork and surroundings.

Liturgical Services
Location: Presentation Sisters Chapel on South Douglas St/Evergreen Street
Time: Each Sunday between 9.30am and 1pm.
Occasional services are also held in the Honan Chapel of UCC for UCC students and staff. Services are conducted in Romanian and English.

Fr. Viorel Hurjui serves the parish since April 2006 and he is the only Orthodox priest resident in Cork. He can be contacted for any spiritual assistance that Orthodox people of Cork might need

Contact: Fr. Viorel Hurjui
Tel: 087 6772241

Cois Tine

Cois Tine is an outreach project of the Society of African Missions (with the support of other religious congregations and the local Church) towards the pastoral care of immigrants, mainly in Cork city and county. A major focus is on the members of the African community.

Cois Tine is a multicultural interfaith organisation which addresses the pastoral, spiritual and social needs of the immigrant community. It is focused on facilitating the integration of immigrants into the faith life of the Church and the community. Its remit is purely a pastoral one.

Address: St Mary's, Popes Quay, Cork.
Tel: 021 4557760
Welcome Hours: Monday - Friday, 10.30am-4.30pm

Pastoral Centre Facilitator: Sr Mairead Fitzpatrick
Tel: 087 2789220

Chaplain: Fr Kevin Kiernan OFM Cap
Tel: 021 4557760

Coordinator: Gerard Forde
Tel: 087 6342108

Cois Tine is situated behind St Mary's Church. Access is via Ferry Hill on the left-hand side of the Church... go to the top of Ferry Hill and the entrance to Cois Tine is on your right.


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