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Safeguarding Report Diocese of Cloyne November 2022

Safeguarding Report Diocese of Cloyne – November 2022 For letter from Bishop William Crean and to access the report, please click on the links below.   Safeguarding Message November 2022   Safeguarding Report Diocese of Cloyne November 2022

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Homily of Bishop Crean – 30th Sunday C- 23rd October 2022

30th Sunday C 23rd October 2022 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “Fighting the good fight”    ​​​     My friends, The experience of Covid brought lots of new words into our vocabulary.  One of the most prominent to emerge was “resilience”.  It seemed to capture well the spirit of patience endurance that was required of […]

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Homily of Bishop William Crean – 150 years of Séipéal Ghobnatan

A Cháirde, There is to-day a new awareness of the importance of architecture and landscape on our lives. It is only a generation or more since planning permission became necessary to construct a new house, business or factory. It is common for people to object to some element of a new development on the grounds […]

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World Mission Sunday 23rd October 2022

World Mission Sunday 23rd October 2022     World Mission Sunday is the Holy Father’s annual appeal for spiritual and financial support so that the life-giving work of overseas mission and missionaries can continue. It always falls on the second last Sunday in October, meaning this year it will be celebrated over the weekend of […]

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Cloyne Diocese Confirmation Dates 2023

CONFIRMATION DATES 2023 2023 Confirmation dates February Mitchelstown  2​  Tuesday 28th     – 10am and 1pm ​​​​​​ March​​ Kilworth  2​​ Wednesday 1st – 10am and 1pm Midleton  2 ​​Thursday 2nd – 10am and 1pm Carrigtwohill​ 2​  Tuesday 14th – in Cathedral, Cobh – 10am and 1pm Imogeela  1​​ Wednesday 15th – 10am Aghabullogue​  1​ Thursday 16th  – 10am​​​​ […]

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Homily of Bishop Crean – 28th Sunday C – 9th October 2022

28th Sunday C 9th October 2022 Sacred Heart Church, Rushbrooke “Gratitude and Appreciation” My friends, On December 10th 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was promulgated. Prompted by the atrocities of WWII the newly established United Nations spelled out the extent of the rights of every person regardless of race, sex or creed. It […]

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Homily of Bishop Crean – Monastic Profession of Sr. Maria Gratia of the Holy Spirit – St. Benedict’s Priory, Cobh – 8th October 2022

Monastic Profession of Sr. Maria Gratia of the Holy Spirit St. Benedict’s Priory, Cobh 8th October 2022 My friends, A call to a contemplative vocation confounds this generation. Especially those who view the life journey as short, which it is, so that we should extract each and every thrill and adventure it may offer. It […]

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