To mark the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917, Pope Francis has blessed 6 statues of Our Lady of Fatima, one for each continent, so that they would be sent into each of the 6 continents for public veneration and to stimulate devotion to Our Lady. This statue (the one […]
Congratulations to the fifth and sixth class boys and girls of Banteer N.S. who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation this year (Thurs 4th May). Last September the pupils began constructing a Confirmation website. In it they post things that they learn about (in relation to the Catholic faith and the Sacrament of Confirmation). A […]
Conferring Ministries of Acolyte and Lector On the candidates for the Permanent Diaconate Church of the Resurrection, Mallow Sunday 26th February 2017 My friends, “People must think of us as Christ’s servants, stewards entrusted with the mysteries of God. What is expected of stewards is that each one is found worthy of his trust”. So […]
Last Friday night (10 Mar 2017) a special concert was held in St Colman’s Cathedral in aid of the St Colman’s Cathedral Organ Restoration Fund. The concert will be performed by Band 1 Brigade, Cork (Defence Forces Ireland). A most enjoyable night was had by all. A large thank you to all who supported this […]
With Confirmation day fast approaching, the 5th & 6th class students of Rahan N.S. Mallow enjoyed their confirmation retreat in Mallow Community Youth Centre on Wednesday 8th March 2017. They explore the gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit through various activities and plenty of fun. It was facilitated by Mallow Parish Youth Ministry – […]
Nine men who are preparing for ordination to serve as Permanent Deacons in the Diocese of Cloyne were instituted by Bishop William Crean with the ministries of Lector and Acolyte. The celebration took place during the 12 noon Mass on Sunday 26th February, at the Church of the Resurrection, Mallow. The families of the nine […]
The following message was read at all Sunday Masses (including Vigil Masses) in the Diocese of Cloyne on the weekend of 25th/26th Feb 2017. Dear Friends, I take this opportunity to highlight the importance of Safeguarding Children in the Diocese of Cloyne. The New Policy Document on Safeguarding Children and Standards for the Catholic Church […]
New Evangelisation Catechesis: Come and listen. A series of catechesis (talks) will be given by a team of lay people in Cobh Parish Centre. The Cobh Parish Centre is located right next to Cobh Cathedral. These talks will take place over a period of a few weeks. These catechesis are for adults and youth, all […]
Last Saturday (10th FEb 2017), to commemorate World Day of the Sick 2017 a Prayer Service was hed in St Colman’s Cathedral Cobh. The following video shows some of the photos from the prayer service.
Speaking notes of Bishop Wm. Crean Address to the Assembly, Killarney, Tuesday 8th Nov 2016 “From what wells, do we drink now?” This is my opening question by way of broadening our reflections beyond the immediate and familiar patterns of our thinking about faith issues to take something of a ‘helicopter view’ of the perspectives […]
News from the Diocese:March 29th, 2017To mark the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917, Pope Francis ha...March 22nd, 2017Congratulations to the fifth and sixth class boys and girls of Banteer N.S. who will receive the Sac...
Homily, Bishop William Crean, 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Conferring Ministries of Acolyte and Lector on the candidates for the Permanent Diaconate)March 14th, 2017Conferring Ministries of Acolyte and Lector On the candidates for the Permanent Diaconate Church o...
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Essays:February 28th, 2017The following is a recollection by Siobhan O’Shaughnessy, a young woman who attends a young adult pr[...]September 8th, 2016This essay was written by Norma O'Leary, a 19-year-old young woman from Donoughmore parish. Norma is[...]