Diocese of Cork, Cloyne & Ross

Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral

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The Cathedral offers a wide range of services every week, ranging from shorter said offices to Solemn and Festival Choral Services on principal feast days.

Weekday Services


10.00am  – Morning Prayer
12 noon   – The Eucharist

Tuesday - Thursday

10.00am - Morning Prayer

12 noon  - The Eucharist

5.15pm   - Evening Prayer (Except in August)

10.00am - Morning Prayer
12 noon  - The Eucharist
6.15pm   - Choral Evensong (sung by the Lay Vicars Choral)

                 (except July & August, and the Friday after Christmas & Easter)

10.00am - Morning Prayer
12 noon  - The Eucharist

Sunday Services - December 2018

Sunday 2nd December 2018

The First Sunday of Advent

8.00am      The Eucharist (said)

11.15am    Choral Eucharist

                  Celebrant:   Rev. Ted Ardis (Dean's Vicar)

                  Preacher:    Very Revd Nigel Dunne (Dean of Cork)

3.30pm      Advent Carols in Procession

Sunday 9th December 2018

The Second Sunday of Advent

8.00am    The Eucharist (said)

11.15am   Choral Eucharist

                 Celebrant:  Very Rev. Nigel Dunne (Dean of Cork)

                 Preacher:   Rev. Ted Ardis (Dean's Vicar)

3.30pm     Choral Evensong

Sunday 16th December 2018

The Third Sunday of Advent

8.00am     The Eucharist (said)

11.15am   Choral Eucharist & 'The Great Os'

                 Celebrant: Rev. Ted Ardis (Dean's Vicar)

                 Preacher:  Very Rev. Nigel Dunne (Dean of Cork)

3.30pm     Choral Evensong

Sunday 23rd December 2018

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

8.00am    The Eucharist (said)

11.15am   Choral Eucharist

                 Celebrant:  Very Rev. Nigel Dunne (Dean of Cork)

                 Preacher:   Rev. Ted Ardis (Dean's Vicar)

 4.00pm    Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Monday 24th December

Christmas Eve

10.00am    Morning Prayer

12 noon     The Eucharist (said)

4.00pm      Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Tuesday 25th December


8.00am      Festival Eucharist (said)

11.15am    Festival Choral Eucharist of the Nativity

                  Celebrant and Preacher:  Rt. Rev. Dr. Paul Colton

                                                           (Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross