Congratulations to Reverend John Magner! John Magner, who is from the Blarney-Whitechurch parish, was ordained to the order of deacons last Sunday (Corpus Christi, 29/05/2016). The ceremony took place […]
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Bene Merenti Medal Presentation in Rathcormac/Bartlemy
Bishop William Crean presented The Bene Merenti medals to Nellie Cotter and Tom Cotter of Rathcormac/Bartlemy Parish, Cloyne Diocese, in the presence of Canon MI. Leamy P.P. and Rev Neilus […]
Chrism Mass 2016 – Homily – Bishop William Crean
Chrism Mass 2016 St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, Co. Cork. Homilist Bishop Wm. Crean “THE LOGIC OF OUR PRESENCE” My friends, It is twenty years this Easter Sunday since seven Trappist […]
Primary School Education Reflection Day (Cloyne Diocese) – Report
The Diocese of Cloyne hosted a Day of Reflection on the topic of Catholic Primary Education in Ireland (Silver Springs Hotel, Cork, 12th March 2016). In attendance were representatives of […]
24 Hours for the Lord
In this year as we celebrate the Jubilee of Mercy, The Diocese of Cloyne has just completed a “24 Hours for the Lord” prayer initiative. Bishop William Crean, following the […]
Bishop William’s Message for Lent 2016
Lenten Message 2016 The Face of God is Mercy – Pope Francis. “The Face of God is mercy” – this is the title of Pope Francis’ recent reflections on mercy. […]
Year of Mercy – Message from Bishop William
MESSAGE FROM MOST REV. WILLIAM CREAN FOR THE YEAR OF MERCY Dear Friends, Sin and failure are part and parcel of the human experience. Despite our best efforts we sometimes […]
“Halting climate change is our duty as Christians” – Bishop William Crean Irish Times article
Article published by the Irish Times Tue Nov 24th 2015: Pope Francis has focused much attention on issues that are universal to us all and has sought to inspire and […]
Bishop Crean Ordination Photo Gallery
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Bishop Crean homilies :
Homily of Bishop William Crean - 3rd Sunday of LentMarch 13th, 20233rd Sunday of Lent St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh 12th March 2023 “Tormented by thirst” My friends...
Homily of Bishop William Crean - 1st Sunday of Lent - 26th February 2023February 28th, 20231st Sunday of Lent St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh 26th February, 2023 “Lead us not into temptation”...
Homily of Bishop William Crean - 7th Sunday (A) - 19th February 2023February 22nd, 20237th Sunday (A) St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh 19th February, 2023 Temperance Sunday “Moderation in...
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Essays and other items:
Fr Edmund (Ned) Motherway, RIP, of Ladysbridge - A long and happy lifeJanuary 21st, 2019The follow article was written by Jamie O'Flaherty, a reporter for The Avondhu Press, and published [...]
Fr Eamonn McCarthy (Radio Maria) interviews young ladies from Diocese of CloyneJanuary 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[...]
Tips for Lent from Isaiah - Fr John McCarthyMarch 10th, 2017In a recent Sunday Gospel Jesus tells us: ’You are the light of the world.’ The first reading from t[...]