Holy Rosary Catholic Faith Camp took place in Midleton from 11th to 15th July. 31 children took part and the activities included Bible Stories, Bible Drama, Arts and Crafts, Music, Sports, Mass, Confession, Rosary and Eucharistic Adoration. The camp was a tremendous success with the children experiencing a lot of fun and making new friends. […]
A group of 43 young adults between the ages of 18 and 35 years are soon to embark on a pilgrimage to Kracow, Poland, for World Youth Day. The Diocese of Cloyne and the Diocese of Waterford and Lismore have come together to form one pilgrimage group, which will fly out to Poland on Saturday July […]
Acceptance of Diaconate Candidates as Lectors St Joseph’s Church, Castlemartyr Sunday 3rd July 2016 Dear Friends, Our gathering this morning is unusual in the history of the Diocese of Cloyne. This is the first occasion when the ceremony of acceptance of these men as Lectors, as part of their preparation to serve as Permanent Deacons, […]
Statement Bishop William Crean today (5th July 2016) confirmed that he has received the findings of a Penal Trial under Canon Law in respect of a priest in the Diocese of Cloyne. Arising from a child protection complaint the priest was placed on administrative leave in 2009. Following a Garda investigation, no Criminal charges were […]
Homily delivered by Bishop William Crean at the Annual Pioneer (Pioneer Total Abstinence Association) Mass, St Colman’s Catherdal Cobh, Fri 1st July 2016. My friends, We are a mystery to ourselves. The journey of self-discovery is lifelong. Our origins by way of our parents, family and community are an enormous influence on our lives. We […]
A pilgrimage to Knock organised by the Cloyne Diocese Chaplaincy to the Traveller Community and the Travellers of North Cork took place on Tuesday, 14th June 2016. A great day was had by all! Traveller Women’s Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine The Knock pilgrimage was a joint initiative between Travellers of North Cork & Cloyne Diocese […]
CLOYNE DIOCESAN CHANGES (clergy appointments) To take effect from 9th July 2016 Most Rev. William Crean has accepted the resignation from office of Rt. Rev. Msgr. Eamon Goold, P.P., V.G., Midleton to come into effect on July 9th. He is to continue to serve as Vicar General of the Diocese. Bishop Crean has made the […]
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Below are some photos from the Knockadoon Faith Camp for Boys (which will henceforth be named as Camp Creideamh). To go to Camp Creideamh website: www.campcreideamh.ie The camp ran between the dates June 5th – 11th 2016 in Knockadoon, a coastal village in East Cork (near Youghal) in the Diocese of Cloyne. The camp had 17 […]
The information below is provided to help those individuals or groups who would like to organise their own trip to the canonization of Mother Teresa in Rome in September. Events related to the canonization: 3 September 2016: Catechesis by Pope Francis. 4 September 2016: Mass of Canonization of Mother Teresa. 5 September 2016: Mass of […]
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...
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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[...]