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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Cloyne Diocese

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 […]

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Safeguarding Statement, Mar 2018

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.

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Bishop Crean Message for Safeguarding Sunday (4th Mar 2018)

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 […]

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Bishop Crean invites applications for Permanent Deaconate

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 […]

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Young Adult Retreat in Midleton (March 23rd – 25th, 2018)

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 […]

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Trócaire campaign and a Lenten prayer

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. […]

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In Our Faith – Radio Podcast – Produced in Youghal

“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 […]

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Adult Studies of the Catechism

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 […]

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