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 […]
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.
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 […]
A Monthly Taize Mass takes place in Holy Cross church, Charleville, every second Sunday of the month at 7.00pm. A special welcome to all young people and their families to join with our Community as we celebrate together the Mystery of our Faith. Candlelight & Chant create a beautiful atmosphere conducive to deep prayer and […]
Bishop William Crean of Cloyne, speaking to The Irish Catholic this week following his return from a visit by western bishops to Gaza and the West Bank said the Christian community continues to have an impact on life in those regions in excess of its numerical size. “Gaza’s Christians are engaged in so much humanitarian […]
The following are the dates for Confirmation in the Diocese of Cloyne 2014 February. Newmarket Tues 25th, Castlemagner We. 26th., Glantane Thurs. 27th March. Kanturk, Tues 4th., Grenagh, Wed. 5th.,Blarney, Thurs. 6th Aghinagh, Tues 19th., Macroom, Wed. 20th., Aghabullogue Tues 25th., Kilnamartyra, Wed. 26th., Donoughmore, Thurs. 27th April. Inniscarra. Tues 1st., Rathcormac Wed. 2nd., Glanworth, Thurs. 3rd […]