The 4th Pope John Paul II Award Ceremony for the Diocese of Cloyne was held in Mallow Community Youth Centre on Wednesday 19th Oct 2016. 101 young people from the diocese and neighbouring diocese received the award. It was a great achievement for the young people, their families, their schools and local parishes, St Mary’s […]
Sixth Class students of Scoil Bhríde, Rathcormac have received a gift from Rathcormac Parish. Each of the children received the YOUCAT, (Youth Catechism). The parish does this every year for all the children who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation. Included in the photo is Canon Michael Leamy (PP Rathcormac) and Teacher Mr. Gibbons. More […]
On Tuesday (11th Oct 2016) a large crowed gathered with Bishop William Crean to celebrate Holy Mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Blarney. With faith and great hope, the Mass was celebrated in recognition of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy that Pope Francis has established. The Mass was celebrated to pray for all […]
Mallow parish has recently completed an 8-week study of the bible (details of course below). The number of active participants comprised 48 people and was blessed to have a large number of leaders and room space which catered for the needs of the group. Such participation speaks for itself. It was noticed that the quality […]
Bishop William Crean has launched a new Cloyne Diocesan Youth Service initiative aimed at supporting young people in their faith journey in the Diocese. Cloyne Diocesan Youth Service are delighted to announce a new partnership with Alpha Youth Ireland to develop and promote parish based supports for young people to support them in exploring and […]
This poem was written by Gerard Buckley (Kildorrery parish) in memory of his pilgrimage to Krakow for World Youth Day: WYD With our hearts ajar, We travelled far, We increased our faith, The Lord filled our plate, Great friends we made, Music was played, Songs were sung, Our doubts we hung, We bowed our head, […]
Fr Sean Corkery was one of five Cloyne priests who accompanied a contingent of young adult pilgrims from the Diocese of Cloyne to World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland (July 2016). The following piece gives an outline of what took place on the pilgrimage: World Youth Day 2016 – A Priest Pilgrim World Youth […]
A group of 43 young adults between the ages of 18 and 35 years went on pilgrimage to Kracow, Poland, for World Youth Day, between July 26th and Aug 2nd. Below are photos from the pilgrimage. Click here for Fr Sean Corkery’s report on the Cloyne Diocese pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland […]
Between the 5th and 8th of July, a Summer Faith Camp for children – St Aloysius Faith Camp – took place in Mallow. The venue used was the CDYS Youth Centre. The following are photos taken at the camp (permission has been received from parents to display photos).
A group of 12 individuals in the parish of Fermoy has completed an eight-week programme of spiritual renewal. The programme ran from Jan 26th to Mar 15th earlier this year and those who took part report a tremendous refreshment in their faith and spiritual lives. The name of the programme that was undertaken is Croí […]
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 19 OctFri Oct 19th 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pmFri 26 OctFri Oct 26th 2018 - Sun Oct 28th 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[...]