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Bishop Crean Homily – Marian Conference

Immaculate Conception 2018 Marian Conference Mitchelstown Homily notes of Bishop Wm. Crean “Mary, do not be afraid; you have won God’s favour”. My friends, the story of our salvation is both well known to us and a continual source of consolation and inspiration. However, periodically we need to revisit and contemplate some aspect of that […]

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Abortion cannot be supported – Irish Bishops

Abortion cannot be supported Reflecting on the current Dáil debate on the abortion bill bishops said, “We are dismayed that, for the most part, the voices of those who voted against abortion in May’s referendum have been ignored. Even what many people would have deemed to have been very reasonable legislative amendments seeking to provide […]

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Diocesan Appointments (incl. appointment of new deacons)

Bishop Crean has made the following appointments; 1.Rev. Deacon John McCarthy to serve in Fermoy 2.Rev. Deacon Paul Alapini to serve in Cobh 3.Rev. Deacon Gerard Rooney to serve in Cloyne 4.The Bishop has appointed Archdeacon Gerard Casey as Adm. pro tem of the parish of Castlemagner.

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Homily, Bishop Crean, Cloyne Clergy Assembly

Cloyne Clergy Assembly 6th November 2018, Killarney Homily Notes   –   Bishop William Crean In the current issue of The Furrow Fr. Pat Hannon offers a perceptive reflection on recent Referenda, the Papal visit and their implications for the Church in Ireland and what now?  he asks: “What I’ve wanted to say in essence is that […]

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Bicentenary of the St Mary’s Church, Mallow: Bishop’s Homily and Photos

  Bishop Crean, Homily during Holy Mass, St. Mary’s Church, Mallow on the occasion of the Bicentenary of the St Mary’s Church and the 50th Anniversary of the Church of the Resurrection 28th September 2018 “Between 1780 and 1845 the Catholic Church in Ireland moved from being technically illegal to being an accepted part of […]

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Ordination of three new Permanent Deacons for the Diocese of Cloyne

Bishop William Crean ordained three men as Permanent Deacons for service in the diocese of Cloyne on Sunday 7th October 2018 in St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh. The three new permanent deacons are: Paul Alipini who lives in Cobh and is originally from Nigeria. Pail is married with three children. John McCarthy, from Ballintotas in the […]

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Homily, Bishop Crean, welcoming “Servants of the Home of the Mother”

Homily preached by Bishop Wm. Crean as part of the celebrations of the Holy Mass to welcome the “Servants of the Home of the Mother” Vigil Mass in the Church of Our Lady, Mitchelstown September 22nd 2018 St. Mary’s Church, Mallow September 23rd 2018. My friends, A journalist writing in the aftermath of the visit […]

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