Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Analeenta, Mourneabbey Parish Celebrant Bishop William Crean Bishop Pádraig O Donoghue was called to his eternal reward shortly before 9 am on Sunday morning past. Those aware of his weakening health knew it could not be long more. When the news filtered through, it was mixed emotions – one […]
The following paragraphs, by Pope Francis, are taken from his exhortation TO YOUNG PEOPLE, Christus Vivit, written in March 2019. They are appropriate as we celebrate Catholic Schools Week. Youth ministry in educational institutions 221. Schools are unquestionably a platform for drawing close to children and young people. Precisely because they are such privileged places […]
2nd Sunday Ordinary Time 17th January 2021 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “All share responsibility” My friends, This has been a very difficult week for many people across the country. The increase of the virus across the community leading to an increasing number of people dying. A mood of stress, anxiety […]
Accord CLG Director Job Details RSM Ireland are recruiting for a full time Director on behalf of our client, Accord CLG. Accord CLG ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG (Accord CLG) is a well known, respected and experienced agency that has in excess of 50 years’ experience working with couples and individuals supporting them in […]
Christmas Message 2020 from Bishop William Crean My friends, We are looking forward to a meaningful Christmas. We have together been preparing to celebrate Christmas, knowing that it is going to be different because of Covid 19. We are strangely guarding against the risk that being together may be for one another. We […]
4th Sunday of Advent 20th December 2020 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh My friends, A few weeks ago, I got one of these WhatsApp messages. It was a very short video piece of a little boy probably no more than two years old. He was wearing a mask. But then he got a […]
3rd Sunday of Advent 2020 (B) 13th December 2020 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “Gaudete Sunday” My friends, We are all preparing to celebrate a “meaningful” Christmas – Yes – that is the word the politicians have used – “meaningful” – full of meaning. I have no doubt that it is a genuine […]
Letter to priests re Preparation for the celebration of Christmas For information You will find at the end of my comments the updated HSE norms regarding places of worship. The HSE guidelines are quite detailed. A quick reading of them might refresh our memory on what is required. Most of the guidance is already in […]
News from the Diocese:March 2nd, 20212nd Sunday of Lent 28th February 2021 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh Homilist - Fr. Aquin Casey ...February 23rd, 20211st Sunday of Lent 21st February 2021 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh Homilist - Fr. Tom McDermott,...February 15th, 20216th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) 14th February 2021 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, “Try not to...
Five Presentations Scripture Module facilitated by Cork Scripture Group 22nd February to 22nd March 2021February 9th, 2021Poster Spring 2021 Home Study Module These Presentations are Free of Charge: The ...
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Essays and other items:January 21st, 2019The follow article was written by Jamie O'Flaherty, a reporter for The Avondhu Press, and published [...]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[...]