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Monthly Mass for Life and Family

The following is from Cobh Parish weekly newsletter Sunday 29th October 2017: Two events will dominate the headlines in the Summer of 2018. Both events require prayerful preparation and discernment. The World Meeting of Families will take place in August 2018, while the referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment to the Constitution is due to […]

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Spiritfest 2017 – A positive experience of Church

Spiritfest 2017 was recently held in the parish of Killeagh-Inch Here is a report of Spiritfest by Mary Smiddy a parishioner of Killeagh-Inch parish: At a time when many say the church is a relic of the past, irrelevant in today’s society and that it deserves to die it is no harm to recognise that […]

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World Mission Sunday 22nd Oct 2017

Masses across the Diocese of Cloyne this coming weekend (21st/22nd Oct 2017) will include a collection in support of Mission Work under the direction of World Missions Ireland. MISSION MONTH OCTOBER 2017 The Holy Father, Pope Francis, invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection, the Mission Sunday collection. World Missions Ireland is the […]

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Permanent Deacons appointed to parishes

The Diocese of Cloyne has announced the appointments of the six recently ordained permanent deacons. These appointments will take effect on November 1st 2017: Rev. Brian Williams to serve in the parish of Macroom. Rev. John Nestor to serve in the parish of Youghal. Rev. Peter Gurbal to serve in the parish of Carrigtwohill. Rev. […]

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Ordination of Permanent Deacons for the Diocese of Cloyne, Sept 2017, Photos

Below are photos of from the Ordination of Permanent Deacons for the Diocese of Cloyne, Sept 2017. These photos are courtesy of Denis Kelleher. Homily of Bishop William Crean during the Ordination of Permanent Deacons, Cobh Cathedral, Spet 2017 Press Release on the Ordination of Permanent Deacons in the Diocese of Cloyne 2017 Peter Gurbal […]

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