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Day of Atonement, Homily, Bishop Crean

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 […]

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Candle of Atonement

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 […]

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New Catholic Faith Initiative in Cork – Launch of Youcat Companion

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 […]

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Cloyne Diocesan Changes – February 2019

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 […]

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Fr Edmund (Ned) Motherway, RIP, of Ladysbridge – A long and happy life

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 […]

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Carillonneur, Adrian Gebruers plays organ at St Colman’s Cathedral Cobh

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 […]

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