Pastoral Information

Accord

Director: Very Rev. Canon Michael Hackett
c/o Cathedral Presbytery, 38-40 Hill Street, Newry, Co. Down BT34 1AT
Tel: 028 3026 2586
Email: office@newrycathedralparish.org
Website: www.accord.ie

Catechetics Education

Diocesan Advisors for Religious Education:
Primary Schools: Sr. Mercedes Coen, OSC
Post-Primary Schools: Mrs. Susan Morgan 
c/o Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Armagh Road, Newry, Co. Down
Tel: 028 3026 2444
Email: bishop@dromorediocese.org
 
Diocesan Education Committee:
 
 
Adult Faith Development:
Director: Rev. Mr. Kevin Devine
c/o St. Peter’s Parish Office, North Street, Lurgan, Co. Armagh BT67 9AH
Tel: 028 3832 3161
Email: office@stpetersparishlurgan.org

Chaplaincy to Deaf People

Contact: Very Rev. Fr. Charles Byrne
84 Milltown Street, Burren, Warrenpoint, Co. Down BT34 3PU
Tel: 028 4177 2200
Email: stmarysburren@btinternet.com

Communications

Catholic Communications Office (National): 
Director: Mr. Martin Long
c/o Columba Centre, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co. Kildare
Tel: +353 (0)1 505 3010
Mobile: +353 (0)86 172 7678
Email: mlong@catholicbishops.ie
 
or Contact:
Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Armagh Road, Newry, Co. Down BT35 6PN
Tel: 028 3026 2444

Dromore Clerical Provident Society

Contact: Very Rev. Fr. Brian Brown
26 Bottier Road, Moira, Co. Armagh BT67 0PE
Tel: 028 9261 1347
Email: magheralinparish@btconnect.com
 
Dromore Diocesan Historical Society
(Seanchas Dhroim Mór)
c/o Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Armagh Road, Newry, Co. Down
Tel: 028 3026 2444
Email: bishop@dromorediocese.org

Emigrant Services

Director: Very Rev. Fr. Patrick J. Murray PP
Maypole Hill, Dromore, Co. Down, BT25 1BQ
Tel: 028 9269 2218
Email: info@stcolmans.org

Knock Diocesan Pilgrimage

Director: Very Rev. Fr. Jarlath Cushenan PP
17 Castlewellan Road, Hilltown, Co. Down BT34 5UY
Tel: 028 4063 0206
Email: info@clonduffparish.com

Lourdes Diocesan Pilgrimage

Director: Very Rev. Fr. Jarlath Cushenan PP
17 Castlewellan Road, Hilltown, Co. Down BT34 5UY
Tel: 028 4063 0206
Email: info@clonduffparish.com

Holy Land Diocesan Pilgrimage

Contact: Bishop’s House, Armagh Road, Newry, Co. Down BT35 6PN
Tel: 028 3026 2444
Email: bishop@dromorediocese.org

Marriage Tribunal

Contact: Very Rev. Fr. Peter McNeill PP
c/o Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Armagh Road, Newry, Co. Down BT35 6PN
Tel: 028 3026 2444
Email: dromaradgooland@aol.co.uk

Permanent Diaconate

Contact: Rev. Dr. Frank Rice
c/o Maypole Hill, Dromore, Co. Down BT25 1BQ
Tel: 028 9269 2218
Email: info@stcolmans.org

Pioneer Total Abstinence Association

Diocesan Director: Right Rev. Dean Anthony Davies
42 Old KIllowen Road, Rostrevor, Co. Down BT34 3AD

Pontifical Mission Societies 

Diocesan Director: Rev. Fr. Colum Murphy
38 -40 Hill Street, Newry, Co. Down, BT34 1AT
Tel: 028 3026 2586
Email: murphycvj@gmail.com

Dromore / Lodwar Mission Project

Contact: Ms. Rosemary Connolly
c/o Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Armagh Road, Newry, Co. Down BT35 6PN
Tel: 028 3026 2444
Email: bishop@dromorediocese.org

Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults

Designated Person and Director: Mrs. Patricia Carville
Tel: 077 8991 7741
Email: carvillepat@yahoo.co.uk
 
Chair, Advisory Panel: Mrs. Aileen Oates
Chair, Safeguarding Committee: Mr. Paul Carlin
 
c/o Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Armagh Road, Newry, Co. Down BT35 6PN
Tel: 028 3026 2444
 

Special Needs Committee – Reachout

Contact: Mrs. Anne Loughlin
22 Dallan Hill, Warrenpoint, Co. Down
Tel: 07734 330 336

St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society

Contact: Miss Catherine McEvoy, Diocesan President
12 Church Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8LP
Tel: 028 9756 2478
Email: mcevoycatherine@hotmail.com

Vocations

Priesthood:
Director: Rev. Fr. Tony Corr CC
Cathedral Presbytery, 38-40 Hill Street, Newry, Co. Down BT34 1AT
Tel: 028 3026 2586
Email: frtony@newrycathedralparish.org
 
Permanent Diaconate:
Contact: Rev. Dr. Frank Rice
Maypole Hill, Dromore, Co. Down BT25 1BQ
Tel: 028 9269 2218
Email: info@stcolmans.org
 
Religious Life:
or contact a priest or religious sister or brother that you can find on our Religious page.

Youth Ministry

Chair, Youth Commission: Very Rev. Canon Francis Brown Adm.
Cathedral Presbytery, 38-40 Hill Street, Newry, Co. Down BT34 1AT
Tel: 028 3026 2586
Email: canonfrancis@newrycathedralparish.org

Director: Mrs. Frances Fox
Pastoral Centre, The Mall, Newry, Co. Down BT34 1AT
Tel: 028 3083 3898
Email: dromoreyd@btconnect.com

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