Lay Organisations

Tuam Diocesan Council for the Laity
Chairperson: Mary Trench, Robeen, Hollymount, Co. Mayo. 092 40070.
Secretary: Noreen Sadler.

National Council of the Laity
Diocesan Representative – Mary Trench.

Director Religious Education
Rev. Tod Nolan, Diocesan Resource Centre, Old College, St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam. 093 60824.

Primary Schools Diocesan Secretariat
Chairperson: Joseph Quinn, PP, Knock. 094 88100;
Br. Hugh McKinney Tel & Fax 093 25777.
All Correspondence to: Br. Hugh McKinney, Diocesan Resource Centre, Old College, St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam.

Primary Catechetics
Director: John Kenny, CC, Westport. 098 28871
Asst. Director: Sr. Angela Conroy, Mercy Convent, Ballinrobe. 092 41080

Catechetical Examiners
Angela Conroy, Mercy Convent, Ballinrobe, 092 41080; John Kenny, CC, Westport,
098 28871; Michael Farragher, CC, Castlebar, Hugh Loftus; Kieran Morahan, CC, The Neale, 092 46273; Kieran Burke, CC, Ballyhaunis; Charles McDonnell, CC, Tuam, 093 24250; Francis Mitchell, CC, Achill Sound, 098 4510.

Post Primary and Adult Religious Education
Rev. Conal Eustace, St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam. 093 24342;
Sr. Dympna Stack, Sisters of the Christian Retreat, Mountbellew. 0905 79311.

Post Primary School Retreats
Rev. Benny McHale, C.C., Dunmore, Co. Galway.

Rev. Conal Eustace, St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam, 093 24342; James Ronayne, PP, Clifden; Francis Mitchell, CC, Achill Sound. 098 45109.

Brendan Kilcoyne, Diocesan Secretary, Archbishop’s House, Tuam. 093 24166.

Rev. Gerard Burns, New York, USA.

Family Life Services
Rev. Patrick Farragher, Family Centre, Chapel St., Castlebar, 094 25900.

Family Prayer Apostolate
Frank Fahey, CC, Ballintubber, Claremorris, Co. Mayo. 094 30934.

Joseph Quinn, PP, Knock, Co. Mayo. 094 88100.

John McLoughlin, 3 Trinity Court, Tuam, Co. Galway. 093 28337.

National Conference of Priests of Ireland (NCPI)
Thomas Shannon, PP, Ballinrobe (092 41085); Dermot Moloney, PP, Crossboyne; James Ronayne, CC, Ballinrobe; Kieran Blake, CC, Athenry.

Pioneer Total Abstinence Association
Fr. Seán Cunningham, St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam, Co. Galway, 093-24342.

Pontifical Mission Societies
Patrick Williams, AP, Ryehill, Monivea, Co. Galway.

Prayer Groups
Richard Gibbons, CC, Knock. 094 88100

Order of Malta Chaplaincy
Denis Carney, Adm, Westport; James Buggy, CC, Castlebar; Michael Riordan, CC, Knock. (Tuam chaplaincy currently vacant)

RTC, Castlebar, Chaplaincy
Rev. Michael Murphy, 094 25700

Travellers’ Chaplaincy
Stephen Farragher, Adm., Tuam. 093 24250

Enda Lyons, DD, Bermingham Rd., Tuam, Co. Galway. 093 24261

Vocations Committee
Brendan Kilcoyne, Diocesan Secretary, Archbishop’s House, Tuam. 093 24166

Youth Director
Michael Murphy, GMIT, Castlebar. 094 21844