New Catholic Faith Initiative in Cork A significant event in the life of the Catholic dioceses of Cork & Ross and Cloyne took place on Tuesday 22nd January 2019. Hosted by the SMA Wilton Parish, it was the launch of a new faith formation initiative co-authored by Fr Seán Corkery and Máirín Ní Shúlleabháin entitled […]
Most Rev William Crean has accepted the resignation from office of the following priests in the Diocese of Cloyne to come into effect on February 16th: V. Rev. Canon Jackie Corkery, PP, VF, Kanturk V. Rev. Michael Dorgan, PP, Castlemagner Bishop Crean has made the following appointments in the Diocese of Cloyne with effect from […]
The follow article was written by Jamie O’Flaherty, a reporter for The Avondhu Press, and published in that newspaper on Jan 11th 2018. The article was written on the occasion of Fr Ned’s 100th birthday. Sadly, Fr Ned died on 20th Dec 2018. We reproduce the article below which provides some details of his background […]
Carillonneur, Adrian Gebruers plays the Laurel & Hardy theme tune, Dance of the Cuckoos, for RTÉ Radio’s Derek Mooney on the Carillon in St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland. Adrian’s father Staf Gebruers, played this tune for Laurel & Hardy when they visited Ireland on Wednesday 9th September 1953. You can more on Mooney […]
Photos from the EPIPHANY CAROL SERVICE IN St Colman’s CATHEDRAL, Cobh Sunday, 6th January to mark the launch of The Centenary Year of the Dedication of St Colman’s Cathedral Photos courtesy of Monika Gorka.
My friends, I am grateful for this opportunity to reflect on this past year as we celebrate anew the birth of the Saviour. It is good to experience the recovery in the economy and the employment it brings. Though we know the “rising tide” is not lifting all the boats. Very many are under great […]
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Immaculate Conception 2018 Marian Conference Mitchelstown Homily notes of Bishop Wm. Crean “Mary, do not be afraid; you have won God’s favour”. My friends, the story of our salvation is both well known to us and a continual source of consolation and inspiration. However, periodically we need to revisit and contemplate some aspect of that […]
Abortion cannot be supported Reflecting on the current Dáil debate on the abortion bill bishops said, “We are dismayed that, for the most part, the voices of those who voted against abortion in May’s referendum have been ignored. Even what many people would have deemed to have been very reasonable legislative amendments seeking to provide […]
Bishop Crean has made the following appointments; 1.Rev. Deacon John McCarthy to serve in Fermoy 2.Rev. Deacon Paul Alapini to serve in Cobh 3.Rev. Deacon Gerard Rooney to serve in Cloyne 4.The Bishop has appointed Archdeacon Gerard Casey as Adm. pro tem of the parish of Castlemagner.
News from the Diocese:April 17th, 2019Easter Message from Most Rev. William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne The recent devastating fir...April 12th, 2019St Colman's Cathedral Centenary exhibition is now open at Cork Airport For anyone who is trav...April 1st, 2019This weekend Bishop Crean, has issued a letter to mark Safeguarding Sunday. Letter for Safeguardi...
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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[...]