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 […]
What are you doing on Sunday? A Lenten Reflection By Bishop Wm. Crean My friends, Lent is opportunity. It is an ideal time for us to review and re-evaluate the patterns of our lives. It affords us the opportunity to check out both what is going well and what needs changing. When we ask the […]
Cloyne Diocesan Annual Lourdes Mass celebrated in St. Colman’s Cathedral Cobh, on Monday February 11th.
Day of Atonement Friday, 15th February 2019 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh Homily notes of Most Rev. William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne My friends, Today has been set aside by the Irish Church to focus on the spiritual and personal trauma that is evoked when sexual abuse is inflicted on a minor or indeed any vulnerable […]
Candles of Atonement to be lit in Cathedrals and parishes to mark the Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of abuse “The Candles are a reminder to pray for all those who carry lifelong suffering following abuse – they symbolise repentance, light in the darkness and hope.”- Archbishop Eamon Martin The annual Day of […]
New Catholic Faith Initiative in Cork A significant event in the life of the Catholic dioceses of Cork & Ross and Cloyne took place on Tuesday 22nd January 2019. Hosted by the SMA Wilton Parish, it was the launch of a new faith formation initiative co-authored by Fr Seán Corkery and Máirín Ní Shúlleabháin entitled […]
Most Rev William Crean has accepted the resignation from office of the following priests in the Diocese of Cloyne to come into effect on February 16th: V. Rev. Canon Jackie Corkery, PP, VF, Kanturk V. Rev. Michael Dorgan, PP, Castlemagner Bishop Crean has made the following appointments in the Diocese of Cloyne with effect from […]
The follow article was written by Jamie O’Flaherty, a reporter for The Avondhu Press, and published in that newspaper on Jan 11th 2018. The article was written on the occasion of Fr Ned’s 100th birthday. Sadly, Fr Ned died on 20th Dec 2018. We reproduce the article below which provides some details of his background […]
Carillonneur, Adrian Gebruers plays the Laurel & Hardy theme tune, Dance of the Cuckoos, for RTÉ Radio’s Derek Mooney on the Carillon in St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland. Adrian’s father Staf Gebruers, played this tune for Laurel & Hardy when they visited Ireland on Wednesday 9th September 1953. You can more on Mooney […]
Photos from the EPIPHANY CAROL SERVICE IN St Colman’s CATHEDRAL, Cobh Sunday, 6th January to mark the launch of The Centenary Year of the Dedication of St Colman’s Cathedral Photos courtesy of Monika Gorka.
News from the Diocese:March 13th, 2019Martin Millerick (left) presenting Bishop Crean with a copy of 'Walking Backwards to Heaven? Hop...March 6th, 2019What are you doing on Sunday? A Lenten Reflection By Bishop Wm. Crean My friends, Lent ...
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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[...]