Speaking notes of Bishop Wm. Crean Address to the Assembly, Killarney, Tuesday 8th Nov 2016 “From what wells, do we drink now?” This is my opening question by way of broadening our reflections beyond the immediate and familiar patterns of our thinking about faith issues to take something of a ‘helicopter view’ of the perspectives […]
Most Rev. William Crean has accepted the resignation from office (of Parish Priest) of V. Rev. Michael Lomasney, PP Kildorrery, to come into effect on January 21st. Bishop Crean has made the following appointments in the Diocese of Cloyne with effect from Saturday, January 21st: V. Rev. Michael Lomasney, PP Kildorrery to be CC Mallow […]
DIOCESE OF CLOYNE Annual Collections in 2017 will take place on the following dates: Emigrants : Friday, 17th March Holy Places : Good Friday, 14th April World Meeting of Families : Saturday/Sunday 22nd / 23rd April Episcopal Conference : Saturday/Sunday, 20th / 21st May Retired Priests : Saturday/Sunday, 17th / 18th June Peter’s Pence : […]
The following should be noted by the faithful: Weddings are not celebrated in the Diocese of Cloyne on Sundays and Holy Days because priests’ primary commitment on those days is the celebration of the Liturgy. Christmas Day, Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday are also excluded.
The Adoration Chapel, St Patrick’s Church Fermoy, has been in use for many years and the concrete ceiling was beginning to sag and leak and in need of new support beams. The chapel had four beautiful stained glass windows which were under-used. The newly designed chapel reverses the layout to make the most of the […]
Christmas Message 2016 from Bishop William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne. My Friends, “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light On those who have walked in the shadow of death a light has shone” (Is. 9:2) This hope and vision of the new dawn that the Messiah brings to the world is […]
16th Dec 2016 Eamonn Meehan, Executive Director of Trócaire (the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland) has sent a ‘Thank You’ letter to Bishop William Crean and the Diocese of Cloyne for the generous donations that have come from the diocese. Click here to read the ‘Thank You’ letter.
How does this role help? Our faith calls us to act. By becoming a parish volunteer with Trócaire, you are choosing to actively take part in creating a better world for those who are less fortunate. You will join a unique network of volunteers from across your diocese and help people in parishes understand more about issues of global justice […]
Last night (20/11/2016, Solemnity of Christ the King) at St Colman’s Cathedral Cobh Bishop William Crean brought the Year of Mercy to an official close in the Diocese of Cloyne. After Holy Mass at 7pm, in a special ceremony, Bishop William closed the Door of Mercy. The atmosphere was one of thanksgiving to God for […]
Note: Fr. Michael Campbell’s month’s mind Mass will be celebrated in St. John the Baptist Church, Kilbrin on Thursday 10th November 2016 @7.30p.m. FUNERAL MASS OF FR. MICHAEL CAMPBELL 11TH OCTOBER 2016 HOLY ROSARY CHURCH MIDLETON (Homily delivered by Fr.Brendan Mallon) My brothers and sisters in Christ, I welcome you here today as we […]
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Upcoming Events:Fri 24 Nov
Autumn Parish-Level Scripture Classes and other Faith Development Programs in or near the Diocese of CloyneMon Sep 4th 2017 @ 8:00 am - Sun Dec 31st 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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[...]