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Christmas Message from Bishop William Crean – December 2022
CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2022 A Chairde, Dear Friends in Christ, The world is at war. After the pandemic which hasn’t quite gone away, we rightly fear what’s next. A viral outbreak […]
Homily of Bishop William Crean – 4th Sunday of Advent (A)18th December 2022
4th Sunday of Advent (A) Sacred Heart Church, Ballymore 18th December, 2022 “The Crib – a stroke of genius” My friends, The recent decision by the Lady Mayoress of Dublin […]
Homily of Bishop William Crean – Bi-centenary of St. Patrick’s Church, Whitechurch Sunday 11th December 2022
Bi-centenary of St. Patrick’s Church, Whitechurch Sunday 11th December 2022 My friends, “Place making” is a phrase commonly used by architects and urban planners. By “place making” they mean designing […]
Homily of Bishop William Crean – 2nd Sunday of Advent – 4th December 2022
2nd Sunday of Advent (A) Sacred Heart Church, Norwood 4th December, 2022 “Woke Culture and Advent” My friends, One of the terms we come across more recently is “woke culture”. […]
Homily of Bishop William Crean – 1st Sunday of Advent
1st Sunday of Advent (A) St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh 27th November, 2022 “Your life’s purpose” My friends, A piece I read during the week past had the headline “Lift the […]
Portrait of Bishop John Sleyne added to Diocesan Collection
Bishop Crean pictured recently, accepting a portrait of his predecessor Bishop John Sleyne from Tadhg Dorgan, BL, which has been given to the Diocese on permanent loan by the Dorgan […]
Homily of Bishop Crean – Feast of Christ the King – 20th November 2022
Feast of Christ the King 20th November 2022 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “Christ King of our Hearts” Prayer of St. Ignatius of Loyola Take, Lord and receive all my […]
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 […]
Cloyne Diocesan Assembly 2022-Killarney – Closing Homily by V. Rev. Canon William Bermingham P.P.
Diocesan Assembly Killarney 10th November 2022 “There will be no one […]
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[...]