Last Sunday, the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (1st June 2014), along with fourteen other classmates Eamon Roche, a seminarian for the diocese of Cloyne, was ordained to the Diaconate. The ordaining prelate was His Eminence Cardinal Sean Brady, Archbishop of Armagh. As the fifteen men to be ordained as deacons processed into […]
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.
Monday May 12th 2014 Statement from Bishop William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne I warmly welcome the publication today of the review of safeguarding practice in the Diocese of Cloyne by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland. At the outset, I again extend my heartfelt apologies to all those […]
The death occurred on March 29th. of Fr. Micheál Cogan, former parish priest of the parish of Glantane. Fr. Micheál had been ill for some time and had retired from active ministry. He was laid to rest in the church grounds of Glantane Church, where he had gone to Mass as a youth. Micheál had […]
Sharing the Joy of the Gospel – A Series of Reflections on the Teaching of Pope Francis In five central locations in the month of May (Macroom, Mallow, Midleton, Kanturk and Fermoy), the Diocese is hosting a series of three reflection nights on the teaching of Pope Francis. To launch this initiative, Bishop Crean invites […]
Lift up your Hearts Lenten Pastoral Letter from Bishop William Crean Bishop of Cloyne Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, It is now a little more than a year since I was ordained to serve as Bishop of Cloyne. It has been filled with “firsts” as we strived to begin anew as […]
Prayers and Hymns take place the third Sunday of each month in the McAuley Building, Main Street, Charleville at 7.30pm. Join with the ministers and members of various Christian Denominations as we prayer together for unity in belief and practice and share the spiritual richness and joy of our faith in Jesus Christ. Do stay […]