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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Sept 2017: Bishop William Crean – Principles and Guidelines for Celebrating the Sacraments for the First Time. Bishop William Crean – Principles and Guidelines for Celebrating the Sacraments
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults The Diocese of Cloyne has produced an Interim Policy for Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults. The document may be found in the Policies section of the diocesan website.
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 […]
ORDINATION TO THE PERMANENT DIACONATE ST. COLMAN’S CATHEDRAL, COBH, CO. CORK 24th SEPTEMBER 2017 CELEBRANT: Bishop Wm. Crean My friends, It is difficult for us, at this remove, to appreciate the sense of excitement that the Second Vatican Council generated in the life of the Church. We need to remind ourselves that the First Vatican […]
Below are photos of the Diocese of Cloyne Pilgrimage to Fatima (Aug, 2017) led by Bishop William Crean. Photos courtesy of Ollie Casey (Youghal).
A list of Dates for Confirmation ceremonies in 2018 in the various parishes of the Diocese of Cloyne have been released by the Bishop’s Office. Click here for a list of those dates.
News from the Diocese:February 21st, 2018The next Youth 2000 retreat will be taking place in CBS Secondary School, Midleton, Co. Cork between...February 13th, 2018"In Our Faith" is an hour long documentary on faith and young people which has recently been aired (...
Upcoming Events:Fri 23 FebFri Feb 23rd 2018 - Sat Feb 24th 2018Tue 27 FebTue Feb 27th 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pmTue 27 FebTue Feb 27th 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pmTue 06 MarTue Mar 6th 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pmMon 19 MarMon Mar 19th 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 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[...]