Shona Lá Fhéile Pádraig to all across the world who are connected to the Cloyne Diocese in any way. “…Belief in the Threeness & confession of the Oneness of the Creator of Creation…” (from St Patrick’s Breastplate). This is how St. Patrick praised the Holy Trinity. Legend tells how he borrowed the humble shamrock to […]
A Child Safeguarding statement has been made by the Diocese of Cloyne to comply with the requirements of the Child First Act 2015. To read the Safeguarding Statement please click here.
Bishop Crean Message to People of the Diocese of Cloyne Safeguarding Sunday 4th March 2018 Dear Friends, In August we will celebrate the World Meeting of Families, a wonderful opportunity for us to appreciate the importance of family life and to reflect on our own families where we should feel safe, nurtured, cherished. The Church […]
The Bishop of Cloyne, Most Rev. William Crean invites applicants interested in formation to become Permanent Deacons in the Diocese of Cloyne. At present, six Deacons are in ministry in various parishes of the diocese and three men are in formation and due to be ordained as Deacons later this year. The diaconate is open […]
Please click here for booking details for the World Meeting of Families, 2018, Dublin (22 – 26 Aug).
The next Youth 2000 retreat will be taking place in CBS Secondary School, Midleton, Co. Cork between 23rd-25th March 2018. Youth 2000 is a Catholic organisation that provide spiritual retreats to young people age 16 – 35 across Ireland. Date: 23rd to 25th March 2018 Venue: CBS Secondary School, Midleton, Co. Cork (Click here for […]
Trócaire Lenten Campaign for 2018 This year’s Trócaire Lenten campaign focuses upon the Koroma family in Freetown, Sierra Leone who were affected by recent landslides in their area. This tragic event affected the Koroma family in various ways and cost them their home, possessions, work tools and changed the course of this families future forever. […]
“In Our Faith” is an hour long documentary on faith and young people which has recently been aired (Jan 2018) on Community Radio Youghal (CRY104FM). In Our Faith was produced and presented by Ruth Hayes (Youghal parish) and shines a spotlight on four young people from different faith backgrounds from the east Cork and west […]
As you know so well, Adult Studies of the Catechism has been established in the Diocese of Cloyne and several of our priests and parishioners have led the way as spiritual directors and facilitators of the study groups. It can take some courage to get started but they speak highly of the experience. This movement […]
We wish to inform you that the video clips for the first three sessions of the ‘Parish Conversations Programme’ are now available online and the final three sessions will be online next week, the link is as follows- https://amoris.ie/conversations/ If you scroll down to the section with the red background, you can click on each clip […]
News from the Diocese:June 18th, 2018Important World Meeting of Families ticket update Tickets for the Sunday Eucharist, to be celebra...May 30th, 2018Please click on the WMOF18 page to find the June Newsletter for the World Meeting of Families 2018....May 24th, 2018Please click on links for details of Data Protection Officer job opportunity: Data Protection Off...
Upcoming Events:Sun 24 JunSun Jun 24th 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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[...]