Book Launch Corbett Court, Ballyhea 20 December 2017, 8pm All welcome This book is a collection of Canon Sheehan of Doneraile’s in-coming correspondence drawn from more than half a dozen archival deposits in the United States and in Ireland. While swathes of his papers were destroyed after his death, substantial quantities of material are […]
On 2nd October 2017, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs launched the revised Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children and announced the commencement of remaining sections of the Children First Act 2015 from 11th December 2017. The newly commenced provisions of the Children First Act, including mandated reporting, will […]
Ancient Sweet Donoughmore: Life In An Irish Rural Parish To 1900 Ancient Sweet Donoughmore chronicles the growth of an Irish rural district in Mid-Cork to the beginning of the twentieth century. Along this journey the archaeology, early Christian and medieval periods are explored; leading to a study of the religious and agrarian aspects; the Great […]
November 2017: Bishop William Crean has issued guidelines for the celebration of Christian Funerals in the Diocese of Cloyne. Please visit the page called Policy Downloads to find these guidelines.
Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services Youth Ministry News Pope John Paul II Award Ceremony The 5th Pope John Paul II Award Ceremony was held in Mallow Community Youth Centre on Thursday 19th Oct 2017 despite the terrible rainfall that we experienced. 124 young people from across the diocese and neighbouring diocese received the award. It was […]
The following is a report trip to Rome in which the Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services led a contingent from the Cloyne Diocese: On Monday 30th November 2017, 10 people from across the Diocese of Cloyne joined with 180 people from around Ireland in Rome to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Pope John Paul II […]
The following is from Cobh Parish weekly newsletter Sunday 29th October 2017: Two events will dominate the headlines in the Summer of 2018. Both events require prayerful preparation and discernment. The World Meeting of Families will take place in August 2018, while the referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment to the Constitution is due to […]
Spiritfest 2017 was recently held in the parish of Killeagh-Inch Here is a report of Spiritfest by Mary Smiddy a parishioner of Killeagh-Inch parish: At a time when many say the church is a relic of the past, irrelevant in today’s society and that it deserves to die it is no harm to recognise that […]
Masses across the Diocese of Cloyne this coming weekend (21st/22nd Oct 2017) will include a collection in support of Mission Work under the direction of World Missions Ireland. MISSION MONTH OCTOBER 2017 The Holy Father, Pope Francis, invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection, the Mission Sunday collection. World Missions Ireland is the […]
The Diocese of Cloyne has announced the appointments of the six recently ordained permanent deacons. These appointments will take effect on November 1st 2017: Rev. Brian Williams to serve in the parish of Macroom. Rev. John Nestor to serve in the parish of Youghal. Rev. Peter Gurbal to serve in the parish of Carrigtwohill. Rev. […]
News from the Diocese:July 6th, 202014th Sunday A 5th July 2020 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “And you will find rest for you...June 15th, 2020Corpus Christi 14th June 2020 St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “Do this in memory of me” My f...
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Essays and other items:January 21st, 2019The follow article was written by Jamie O'Flaherty, a reporter for The Avondhu Press, and published [...]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[...]