A group of 43 young adults between the ages of 18 and 35 years are soon to embark on a pilgrimage to Kracow, Poland, for World Youth Day. The Diocese of Cloyne and the Diocese of Waterford and Lismore have come together to form one pilgrimage group, which will fly out to Poland on Saturday July […]
Acceptance of Diaconate Candidates as Lectors St Joseph’s Church, Castlemartyr Sunday 3rd July 2016 Dear Friends, Our gathering this morning is unusual in the history of the Diocese of Cloyne. This is the first occasion when the ceremony of acceptance of these men as Lectors, as part of their preparation to serve as Permanent Deacons, […]
Statement Bishop William Crean today (5th July 2016) confirmed that he has received the findings of a Penal Trial under Canon Law in respect of a priest in the Diocese of Cloyne. Arising from a child protection complaint the priest was placed on administrative leave in 2009. Following a Garda investigation, no Criminal charges were […]
Homily delivered by Bishop William Crean at the Annual Pioneer (Pioneer Total Abstinence Association) Mass, St Colman’s Catherdal Cobh, Fri 1st July 2016. My friends, We are a mystery to ourselves. The journey of self-discovery is lifelong. Our origins by way of our parents, family and community are an enormous influence on our lives. We […]
A pilgrimage to Knock organised by the Cloyne Diocese Chaplaincy to the Traveller Community and the Travellers of North Cork took place on Tuesday, 14th June 2016. A great day was had by all! Traveller Women’s Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine The Knock pilgrimage was a joint initiative between Travellers of North Cork & Cloyne Diocese […]
CLOYNE DIOCESAN CHANGES (clergy appointments) To take effect from 9th July 2016 Most Rev. William Crean has accepted the resignation from office of Rt. Rev. Msgr. Eamon Goold, P.P., V.G., Midleton to come into effect on July 9th. He is to continue to serve as Vicar General of the Diocese. Bishop Crean has made the […]
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Below are some photos from the Knockadoon Faith Camp for Boys (which will henceforth be named as Camp Creideamh). To go to Camp Creideamh website: www.campcreideamh.ie The camp ran between the dates June 5th – 11th 2016 in Knockadoon, a coastal village in East Cork (near Youghal) in the Diocese of Cloyne. The camp had 17 […]
The information below is provided to help those individuals or groups who would like to organise their own trip to the canonization of Mother Teresa in Rome in September. Events related to the canonization: 3 September 2016: Catechesis by Pope Francis. 4 September 2016: Mass of Canonization of Mother Teresa. 5 September 2016: Mass of […]
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 in Maynooth. Nine men were ordained deacons by Bishop William Crean. It is expected that John will be ordained to the priesthood next year. Bishop […]
News from the Diocese:January 6th, 2023First time in Ireland and all are welcome. 1st Class relic of St Charbel at St Patrick Church F...
Homily of Bishop Crean - Prayer Vigil of Thanksgiving and Remembrance for Benedict XVI R.I.P. - 4th January 2023January 6th, 2023Prayer Vigil of Thanksgiving and Remembrance for Benedict XVI R.I.P. St. Colman’s Cathedral, C...December 20th, 2022CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2022 A Chairde, Dear Friends in Christ, The world is at war. After the pande...
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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[...]