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 […]
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 […]
The Servants of the Home of the Mother was founded by spanish priest Fr. Rafael Alonso Reymundo in 1982. The group comprises of priests, brothers, religious sisters and lay people. Now, the Servants of the Home of the Mother have established a base in the Diocese of Cloyne. A community of sisters will take up […]
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 […]
Please click here to read Bishop William Crean’s Letter to Families with Children receiving Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion for the first time, and/or the Sacrament of Confirmation
Please click the link below to view the new policy regarding the number of Sunday Masses in a parish: Policy regarding number of Sunday Masses in a 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 […]
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 […]
A list of Dates for Confirmation ceremonies in 2019 in the various parishes of the Diocese of Cloyne have been released by the Bishop’s Office. Click here for a list of those dates.
News from the Diocese:October 15th, 2018Bishop Crean, Homily during Holy Mass, St. Mary’s Church, Mallow on the occasion of the Bicent...October 9th, 2018Bishop William Crean ordained three men as Permanent Deacons for service in the diocese of Cloyne on...September 29th, 2018The Servants of the Home of the Mother was founded by spanish priest Fr. Rafael Alonso Reymundo in 1...September 26th, 2018Homily preached by Bishop Wm. Crean as part of the celebrations of the Holy Mass to welcome the “Ser...
Letter to Families with Children receiving Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion for the first time, and/or the Sacrament of ConfirmationSeptember 24th, 2018Please click here to read Bishop William Crean's Letter to Families with Children receiving Sacramen...
Upcoming Events:Fri 26 OctFri Oct 26th 2018 - Sun Oct 28th 2018Mon 29 OctMon Oct 29th 2018 - Wed Oct 31st 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[...]