Questions The following series of questions allows the particular Churches to participate actively in the preparation of the Extraordinary Synod, whose purpose is to proclaim the Gospel in the context of the pastoral challenges facing the family today. 1. The Diffusion of the Teachings on the Family in Sacred Scripture and the Church’s Magisterium a) […]
Annual Church Music Summer School
Annual Church Music Summer School of The Irish Church Music Association will take place in St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, from Monday July 1st - Thursday July 4th. The Guest Director this year is Fr. Paul Kenny, musical director of last year's International Eucharistic Congress. He is a priest of Dublin and brings a wealth of pastoral, liturgical and musical experience with him. The theme this year, in keeping with the Year of Faith is 'Credo, Credo, Credo, Amen!' There will be a tutorial given by Irish Composers, Bernard Sexton, Ephrem Feeley and Liam Lawton as well as 'Music for Young People' which ...
National Conference on the richness of the Church’s teaching on marriage
Promoting a national conference on the richness of the Church's teaching on marriage The flyer - which you can see below - details a national conference, to be hosted by the Council for the Family, which will focus on the richness of the Church’s teaching on marriage. This conference will take place in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, on 28 September 2013. Your support would be greatly appreciated. The Irish Episcopal Conference website is hosting a special feature to support this national conference and is using the bishops’ social media platforms in order to promote it on an on-going basis. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you ...
Bishop Crean Ordained
January 27, 2013 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 Principal Ordaining Bishop was Archbishop Charles Brown, Papal Nuncio to Ireland, assisted by the Archbishop of Cashel & Emly, Most Reverend Dermot Clifford DD and the Bishop of Kerry, Most Reverend William Murphy DD. Click here to see photos of ceremony. His Eminence Sean Cardinal Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland presided at the Mass, and concelebrants included the Archbishop of Tuam, Archbishop Michael Neary, many other ...
Bishop William Crean was appointed Bishop of Cloyne on Nov. 25th. 2012.
He was Ordained in St. Colman's Cathedral on Jan. 27th 2013.
Pope Francis has announced that in October 2014 an Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will take place in the Vatican to discuss the theme: ‘The pastoral challenges for the family in the context of evangelisation’. In order to prepare for this Synod, and to assist in its discussions, the Secretariat of the […]
Feast of Christ the King November 24th 2013-11-23 Ordination of Patrick O’Donoghue Greeting and Introduction This is the day the Lord has made, we rejoice and are glad We rejoice and are glad that your son and brother, Patrick, having heard the call of Jesus to follow […]
This Sunday Patrick O’Donoghue will be ordained for service in the Diocese of Cloyne. The Ordination will take place in the Diocesan Cathedral at Cobh. Bishop William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne, will ordain Patrick to the Order of Priesthood. This will be a very happy occasion for Patrick, after his years of study and formation. […]
The National Board for Safeguarding Children (NBSCCI) will conduct an audit of the Safeguarding Children policies, procedures and practices of the Diocese of Cloyne on 3rd, 4th and 5th of December 2013. The review of safeguarding practice involves discussions with key safeguarding personnel and a review of case papers and other relevant documentation held by […]
A Safeguarding Children Review of the practices in the Diocese of Cloyne by the National Board for Safeguarding Children takes place on December 3rd, 4th and 5th 2013. We invite any survivors of abuse, who have not made a report, to come forward to the Gardaí, the HSE, or the Designated Officers in the Diocese: […]