The Cross of Cloyne The Cross of Cloyne can be viewed in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. It dates from the early twelfth century, and is a gilt-bronze […]
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2016 International Eucharistic Congress in the Philippines – Report by Fr. Patrick Winkle, C.C. Youghal
I had the privilege of attending the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu, an Island in the Philippines from the 24th to the 31st January. I was part of a […]
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 […]
Statement from Bishop William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne, on the resignation of Mr Bill Meagher as Designated Liaison Person
I wish to confirm that Mr Bill Meagher, the Designated Liaison Person (DLP) for the Diocese of Cloyne, has resigned his position. I regret Mr Meagher’s decision to resign, because […]
“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 […]
Ordination of Eamon Roche to the Priesthood (incl. homily)
Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Eamon Roche in St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh 5th July 2015 Rev Eamon Roche will be ordained to the priesthood for service in the Diocese of […]
Bishop Crean Ordained
Episcopal Ordination of Canon William Crean as Bishop of Cloyne Canon William Crean was Ordained the 67th Bishop of Cloyne at St.Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh today (Sunday, January 27, 2013). The […]
Bishop Crean homilies :
Homily of Bishop Crean - Vigil of Pentecost - 27th May 2023June 1st, 2023Vigil of Pentecost St. Mary’s Church, Ladysbridge 27th May 2023 “If the Lord does not build the h...
Homily of Bishop William Crean - Ascension Sunday - 21st May 2023May 23rd, 2023Ascension Sunday St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh 21st May 2023 “Absence makes the heart grow fonder”...
With Mary towards the Synodal Assembly - A moment of Marian PrayerMay 18th, 2023At the request of the Holy Father, the Secretariat responsible for the Universal Synod has...
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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[...]