We welcome our Permanent Deacon, Rev. Gerard Rooney, to our parish. He resides with his family in Ballymacoda.
The Gospel Choir will practice each Thursday night at 8pm in St. Colman’s Church, Cloyne Parish Prayer Group now meets in the Parish Office in Cloyne on Thursdays at 8:15 pm. Come any night you can. It is a very meaningful way to grow in faith, help our prayer life and gain a love for the scriptures.
Books for Sale
A book of prayers entitled “Prayers Old and New” is now available to purchase (Price €5) from the Parish Office or from any parish church. It has been compiled by members of the Parish Pastoral Council.
Celebrating 200 Years of St Colman’s Church, Cloyne
To commemorate the event a book entitled entitled “ Celebrating 200 Years of St Colman’s Church, Cloyne” is now available from the Parish office. Price €25 for hardback (very limited number left) and € 15 for paperback.
It is also available after Masses in Cloyne from the Sacristan or by telephoning 021-4652965 or 0872109095.
A History of the Church of the Immaculate Conception and its People
To commemorate the bi-centenary of the Church of the Immaculate Conception Shanagarry a book entitled “A History of the Church of the Immaculate Conception and its People” by Tom Morrison is on sale at €10.00 in local shops or from the parish office.
A History of the Medieval Diocese of Cloyne
A recently published book, which chronicles the available history of each parish in the diocese to the year 1600AD. There are now 46 parishes in the diocese having decreased from 133 designated centres of worship in medieval times.
Commissioned by the late Fr. Bob Forde and written by historian Dr. Paul MacCottor.
Available from the Parish Office. Cost €24.99
A previous work by Dr. MacCottor from 2004 covering the earlier period is entitled “Colman of Cloyne, A Study”.