Episode 45 of Faithcast features an interview with Father Sean Corkery, Director of Adult Faith Formation in the Diocese of Cloyne, and with John Hayes from the same diocese who also works in the area of adult faith formation. Fr Sean and John have developed a programme called Grow in Love of the Lord which is aimed at the parents and […]
Homily Notes of Bishop William Crean on the 5th Sunday of Easter C – May 19th, 2019 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh Reflection on the political process in the light of Polling Day on May 24th. My friends, Within the week we are asked to register our votes in a combination of […]
We are happy to announce a photography competition to mark St. Colman’s Cathedral Centenary celebration. This is open to all amateurs and hobbyists. Please see competition details and T&Cs attached. Please feel free to circulate and share. We look forward to seeing the fruits of your inspiration!
Photo taken by Fr Tom McDermott, CC Cobh
Chrism Mass St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh Wednesday, 17th April 2019 Bishop William Crean My friends, Over the weekend I was reading a piece by a young woman who was writing “tongue-in-cheek” about why she prefers Easter to Christmas. She went through her experience of both. When speaking of Easter, she mentioned “the Jesus bit” […]
Easter Message from Most Rev. William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne The recent devastating fire at the Church of Notre Dame in Paris was a deeply disturbing experience for believer and non-believer alike. The collapse of the spire enshrouded in flames was symbolic of the destruction wrought by the blaze. The very strong reaction to the […]
St Colman’s Cathedral Centenary exhibition is now open at Cork Airport For anyone who is travelling in or out of Cork Airport in the coming weeks, or simply collecting someone from the arrivals hall, the Centenary exhibition is not to be missed. It showcases Cobh, St. Colman’s Cathedral and important historic events with stunning photography. […]
This weekend Bishop Crean, has issued a letter to mark Safeguarding Sunday. Letter for Safeguarding Sunday
Martin Millerick (left) presenting Bishop Crean with a copy of ‘Walking Backwards to Heaven? Hope and the Catholics of Cloyne Diocese, 1700 – 1830’. This book outlines the struggles of Cloyne’s Catholics in asserting their identities in a harsh environment. Thomas Davis from Mallow believed that during this time, the most that Irish peasants could […]
What are you doing on Sunday? A Lenten Reflection By Bishop Wm. Crean My friends, Lent is opportunity. It is an ideal time for us to review and re-evaluate the patterns of our lives. It affords us the opportunity to check out both what is going well and what needs changing. When we ask the […]
News from the Diocese:June 19th, 2019Homily of Most Rev. William Crean for the Mass of the Holy Trinity marking 140 years ...June 18th, 2019LEARNING AND LIVING OUR CATHOLIC FAITH: The final push is on to make the first annual pilgrimage o...June 16th, 2019Faith Development Opportunity for Primary School Teachers Autumn 2019 Religious Education in th...
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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[...]