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Bishop Crean, Homily – Bicentenary of the St Mary’s Church, Mallow

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 the […]

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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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20-Week Catechism Course, Ballymacoda-Ladysbridge Parish

REFRESHER CATECHISM COURSE: The Muintir Mhuire community invites you to a 20-Week refresher course on the Catholic Faith. Venue: MUINTIR MHUIRE, BALLYBUTLER, LADYSBRIDGE / GARRYVOE. Eircode: P25R766. Aimed at Beginner to Intermediate Level the course is facilitated by Fr Eamon Roche and Anne Murray. There is a small fee of €20 (for course materials). Brush […]

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Never Forsaken – homily, Bishop William Crean, 16th Sept 2018

Bishop Wm. Crean, homily, 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, given at St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, on September 16th, 2018. “Though tried and tested a Christian can be but never forsaken” (Emil Gustafsson) My friends, These past weeks since before, during and after the visit of Pope Francis have been marked by much conversation […]

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