Shona Lá Fhéile Pádraig to all across the world who are connected to the Cloyne Diocese in any way. “…Belief in the Threeness & confession of the Oneness of the Creator of Creation…” (from St Patrick’s Breastplate). This is how St. Patrick praised the Holy Trinity. Legend tells how he borrowed the humble shamrock to […]
A Child Safeguarding statement has been made by the Diocese of Cloyne to comply with the requirements of the Child First Act 2015. To read the Safeguarding Statement please click here.
Bishop Crean Message to People of the Diocese of Cloyne Safeguarding Sunday 4th March 2018 Dear Friends, In August we will celebrate the World Meeting of Families, a wonderful opportunity for us to appreciate the importance of family life and to reflect on our own families where we should feel safe, nurtured, cherished. The Church […]
The Bishop of Cloyne, Most Rev. William Crean invites applicants interested in formation to become Permanent Deacons in the Diocese of Cloyne. At present, six Deacons are in ministry in various parishes of the diocese and three men are in formation and due to be ordained as Deacons later this year. The diaconate is open […]
Please click here for booking details for the World Meeting of Families, 2018, Dublin (22 – 26 Aug).
The next Youth 2000 retreat will be taking place in CBS Secondary School, Midleton, Co. Cork between 23rd-25th March 2018. Youth 2000 is a Catholic organisation that provide spiritual retreats to young people age 16 – 35 across Ireland. Date: 23rd to 25th March 2018 Venue: CBS Secondary School, Midleton, Co. Cork (Click here for […]
Trócaire Lenten Campaign for 2018 This year’s Trócaire Lenten campaign focuses upon the Koroma family in Freetown, Sierra Leone who were affected by recent landslides in their area. This tragic event affected the Koroma family in various ways and cost them their home, possessions, work tools and changed the course of this families future forever. […]
“In Our Faith” is an hour long documentary on faith and young people which has recently been aired (Jan 2018) on Community Radio Youghal (CRY104FM). In Our Faith was produced and presented by Ruth Hayes (Youghal parish) and shines a spotlight on four young people from different faith backgrounds from the east Cork and west […]
As you know so well, Adult Studies of the Catechism has been established in the Diocese of Cloyne and several of our priests and parishioners have led the way as spiritual directors and facilitators of the study groups. It can take some courage to get started but they speak highly of the experience. This movement […]
The Catholic Communications Office has been circulating newsletters called Choose Life 2018. Choose Life 2018 promotes the Church’s position on unborn human life and encourages family discussion on this important subject. Please click on this link to find all resources on Choose Life 2018….go to section with list of Newsletters
News from the Diocese:February 27th, 2018Bishop Crean Message to People of the Diocese of Cloyne Safeguarding Sunday 4th March 2018 Dea...February 27th, 2018The Bishop of Cloyne, Most Rev. William Crean invites applicants interested in formation to become P...
Upcoming Events:Mon 19 MarMon Mar 19th 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmMon 19 Mar
Holy Week Preparation – Midleton Parish – 3 Evenings of Study of Scripture & Mass Readings for Holy Week.Mon Mar 19th 2018 @ 7:30 pm - Wed Mar 21st 2018 @ 9:00 pmFri 23 MarFri Mar 23rd 2018 @ 8:00 pm - Sun Mar 25th 2018 @ 12:00 pmMon 16 Apr
Talk by Cardinal Willem Eijk, Dungarvan, “What the Irish Church could learn from the Recent History of the Church in Holland”Mon Apr 16th 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFri 20 Apr
Adult Faith Formation: Bishop William Crean and other Cloyne delegates to attend Knock for reflection – All welcomeFri Apr 20th 2018 - Sat Apr 21st 2018
Essays and other items: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[...]February 28th, 2017The following is a recollection by Siobhan O’Shaughnessy, a young woman who attends a young adult pr[...]