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
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
 
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
Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Armagh Road, Newry, Co. Down BT35 6PN
Tel: 028 30262444
Email: bishop@dromorediocese.org
 
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

 

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
Armagh Regional Marriage Tribunal. 15 College Street, Armagh BT61 9BT
Tel: 028 37524537
Email: armthq@btconnect.com

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

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

Pontifical Mission Societies 

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

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
 
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: Very Rev. Fr. Tony Corr
9 Poyntzpass Road, Loughbrickland, Co. Down
Tel: 028 4062 3264
Email: 
 
Permanent Diaconate:
Contact: Rev. Dr. Frank Rice
C/O Parochial House, Maypole Hill, Dromore, Co. Down BT25 1BQ
Tel: 028 9269 2218
Email: ricefa@aol.com
 
Religious Life:
or contact a priest or religious sister or brother that you can find on our Religious page.

Youth Ministry

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