On Monday (June, 25, 2018), the Diocese of Cloyne announced Irish composer, Mr Bernard Sexton, as the winner of the Sacred Music competition for a Setting of the Mass. The Sacred Music Competition was launched last year prior to the Centenary of the consecration of St. Colman’s Cathedral, which will be celebrated in August 2019. […]
Camp Creideamh – a Catholic faith camp for teenagers – was attended by 47 teenagers (19 boys and 28 girls). Run at the beginning of June in Knockadoon (East Cork) the daily activities included: Daily Mass Daily Rosary 1 Hour Catechesis per day 1 Hour Bible Study per day Sacrament of Confession Adoration of the […]
Important World Meeting of Families ticket update Tickets for the Sunday Eucharist, to be celebrated by Pope Francis, in the Phoenix Park and Pope Francis’ visit to Knock, on Sunday 26th August, will be available to book online at www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/tickets/ from Monday 25th June.
Registrations and Ticketing RDS Pastoral Congress – GOOD NEWS! The registrations for the Pastoral Congress in the RDS are increasing each day. As of this week we can see that we have 29,000 registrations in the system for the Pastoral Congress. These are a mixture of one day and three day registrations. Of this figure […]
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A new European Data Protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), is being introduced on 25 May 2018. This new law applies to any organisation, including our Diocese that manages and processes people’s personal information. We are now working on ways of ensuring that what we do with your information is compliant with this […]
What is a Summer Faith Camp for children? A Summer Faith Camp for children is a camp where well-trained young adults lead children (typically primary school age) in the following activities: reading of bible stories arts and crafts sports Music drama (based on bible or stories of saints) Celebration of Mass and Sacrament of Confession […]
Pastoral Letter on the 8th Amendment “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you” (Jer l:5) Debate, Discernment and Decision Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, The national debate on the life question is in full flow. Our decision is required on the 8th Amendment to the Constitution which guarantees the protection of […]
The Catholic Communications Office has been circulating newsletters called Choose Life 2018. Choose Life 2018 promotes the Church’s position on unborn human life and encourages family discussion on this important subject. Please click on this link to find all resources on Choose Life 2018….go to section with list of Newsletters
Chrism Mass St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh Wednesday, 28th March 2018 My friends, The rugby pundit Matt Williams wrote a column a few years ago that really was not about rugby at all. He entitled it “Let’s hear for the Uncle Brian’s of this world”. “In the midst of the glamour, drama and glory that is […]
News from the Diocese:July 30th, 2018The Diocese of Cloyne will join with every other diocese in Ireland when it will host an Evening Pra...July 30th, 2018Please click on the WMOF18 page to find the August Newsletter for the World Meeting of Families 2018...July 30th, 2018The Cloyne Diocesan Safeguarding Children Committee is seeking new members. The Committee seeks n...July 27th, 2018Last week (beginning 10th July 2018) saw the CDYS Youth Ministry St. Aloysius - Summer Faith Camp, f...
Upcoming Events:Tue 21 AugTue Aug 21st 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 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[...]