Pastoral Letter weekend
Letter from Bishop Crean plus Principles and Guidelines
CLOYNE DIOCESAN CHANGES SEPTEMBER 2019 Most Rev. William Crean has accepted the resignation from office of the following priests in the Diocese of Cloyne to come into effect at noon on Saturday 21 September 2019. · V. Rev. Donal Coakley, P.P., Inniscarra · V. Rev. Canon David Herlihy, P.P., Youghal […]
Homily Notes of Bishop William Crean on the Celebration of the Centenary of the Dedication of St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, Co. Cork. My friends, It is more than 60 years ago now since Marshall McLuhan, the Canadian Philosopher and Educationalist gave us the term “Global Village” for the first time. McLuhan […]
Homily of Most Rev. William Crean for the Mass of the Holy Trinity marking 140 years of 1st Mass (1879) St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, Sunday 16th June 2019 My friends, It is still not unusual to see soccer players especially from Latin America bless themselves with the sign of the cross as […]
Homily Notes of Bishop William Crean on the 5th Sunday of Easter C – May 19th, 2019 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh Reflection on the political process in the light of Polling Day on May 24th. My friends, Within the week we are asked to register our votes in a combination of […]
Chrism Mass St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh Wednesday, 17th April 2019 Bishop William Crean My friends, Over the weekend I was reading a piece by a young woman who was writing “tongue-in-cheek” about why she prefers Easter to Christmas. She went through her experience of both. When speaking of Easter, she mentioned “the Jesus bit” […]
Easter Message from Most Rev. William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne The recent devastating fire at the Church of Notre Dame in Paris was a deeply disturbing experience for believer and non-believer alike. The collapse of the spire enshrouded in flames was symbolic of the destruction wrought by the blaze. The very strong reaction to the […]
This weekend Bishop Crean, has issued a letter to mark Safeguarding Sunday. Letter for Safeguarding Sunday
Martin Millerick (left) presenting Bishop Crean with a copy of ‘Walking Backwards to Heaven? Hope and the Catholics of Cloyne Diocese, 1700 – 1830’. This book outlines the struggles of Cloyne’s Catholics in asserting their identities in a harsh environment. Thomas Davis from Mallow believed that during this time, the most that Irish peasants could […]
News from the Diocese:September 7th, 2019Pastoral Letter weekend...September 4th, 2019Data Protection Officer: Michelle O’Riordan Email: email@example.com Tel: 061 350 000 Privacy P...
Bishop Crean reissues Principles and Guidelines for Preparing and Celebrating the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion for the First Time.September 3rd, 2019Letter from Bishop Crean plus Principles and Guidelines...
Upcoming Events:Wed 18 SepMon Sep 9th 2019 @ 12:00 am - Wed Sep 18th 2019 @ 5:00 pmFri 27 SepFri Sep 27th 2019 @ 7:30 pm - Sun Sep 29th 2019 @ 10:00 pmSun 13 OctSun Oct 13th 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Essays and other items:January 21st, 2019The follow article was written by Jamie O'Flaherty, a reporter for The Avondhu Press, and published [...]January 25th, 2018Fr Eamonn McCarthy, a priest of the Diocese of Cloyne and currently working with Radio Maria (based [...]
How a Young Person may be active in parish: Áine Keane's activity and service through the Pope John Paul II AwardsJune 2nd, 2017My name is Áine Keane. I am 19 years old. I'm a student at Presentation Secondary School in Mitc[...]