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Homily from Bishop William Crean – Charleville 10/11/2019

Catholic Charismatic Prayer Gathering. Charleville November 10th 2019   Homily notes: Bishop Wm. Crean     My friends,   At various times in history there have been periods that were marked by the destruction of religious images and with them the religious faith and belief that they represented. Those responsible for the destruction of this […]

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Newly Commissioned Parish Catechists

On Friday 8th November 2019 in the Cathedral of Ss Anne and Mary in Cork city, Bishop Fintan Gavin (Bishop of Cork & Ross) and Bishop William Crean  (Bishop of Cloyne) commissioned Parish Catechists for mission in their respective dioceses. It is the culmination of two years of study and preparation for the Catechists, many of whom […]

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Photos, St Peter in Chains Church, Ballymacoda

Photos, St Peter in Chains Church, Ballymacoda Courtesy of John Finn, Photography, Carrigtwohill. Photographer John Finn was asked to contribute the photography to a booklet – “From the Carrying Stream” – about Ballymacoda’s church written by local man Martin Millerick and launched in Ballymacoda in May 2016. John was baptised in St Peter in Chains […]

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Statement on behalf of Bishop Crean regarding a safeguarding matter

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF BISHOP CREAN REGARDING A SAFEGUARDING MATTER A safeguarding matter has been raised regarding a priest of the Diocese of Cloyne. This does not involve a complaint to the Diocese. The statutory authorities have been informed.  He has been placed on Administrative Leave from ministry to allow all usual safeguarding processes take […]

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National Flower Festival – Cobh 2019

The Association of Irish Floral Artists (AOIFA) staged its National Flower Festival “Splendour in Flower and Stone” in Saint Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, Co. Cork over the weekend. This iconic building in all its splendour, celebrating the centenary of its consecration, was the ideal setting in which to stage the event. Cobh looked resplendent as people […]

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Accord Graduation

From left to right: John Hayes, Rosamund O’ Connor and Niall O’ Keefe of Accord Cloyne who graduated with Special Purpose Certificates in Marriage Education from the Pontifical University, St. Patrick’s College Maynooth on Saturday September 21st.

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Diocesan Clergy Changes effective from 21st September

CLOYNE DIOCESAN CHANGES SEPTEMBER 2019 Full changes to the clergy list will be updated in the next few days – in the meantime these are the Retired Clergy V. Rev. Donal Coakley, P.E., Buttevant, Co. Cork. V. Rev. Canon David Herlihy, P.E., Freemount, Charleville, Co. Cork. V. Rev. Canon Michael Fitzgerald, P.E., Garrycahera, Ballynoe, Mallow, […]

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