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Pope Francis and the Gospel of Mercy with Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor
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Promotes the use of the Irish language as part of living our faith. Deasgnatha na casca: Pilgrimage to Knock last Sunday of April
Tel: 021 4544453 or 021 4961492
Founded in 1908, the Catenians are an international brotherhood
of practising Catholic laymen who meet socially, at least once
a month, in local branches, known as Circles.
Tel: The Membership Officer: 021 4291784
Knights of St. Columbanus
A Catholic lay organisation whose purpose is "to restore all things in Christ". Does charitable work. Has an active retirement group. Built and manages the hostel for families of hospital pateints in Wilton. New members welcome.
Address: Brú Columbanus, Cardinal Way,
Lay Dominicans (Third Order)
Lay Dominicans are lay members of the Dominican Order who come together regularly to pray and reflect on the Gospel message. There are three Chapters in Cork.
Address: St. Mary's, Pope's Quay, Cork
Address: St. Dominic's, Ennismore, Cork
Legion of Mary
Formed to perform spiritual works of mercy, it is over 75 years in existence and is over 70 years in Cork. Legionaries visit homes, hospitals, prisons; run junior branches and youth clubs; do street and hostel work and tasks required by parishes. They may work abroad as missionaries. the Legion values the prayers of its non-active auxiliary corps.
Address: Cork Comitum, 35 Mary Street, Cork
Meals on Wheels
Address: South Parish Community Centre, Sawmill Street, Cork
Address: Community Centre, Green Street, Cork
Meals On Wheels & Day Care Centre
Address: 1 Peter Street, Cork
Sick Poor Society
The Sick Poor Society of St. Finbarr's South Parish meet every Monday at 7.30pm in a room at the back of St. Finbarr's South Church, Dunbar Street, Cork. This Society has been in existence for the past 100 years. It provides coal and money to needy families on the south side of the city - from Mahon to Bishopstown. Members, in pairs, visit at least one family per week.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
This is a voluntary organisation whose members offer support and friendship to the poor and disadvantaged by promoting self sufficience and working for social justice. The work includes home visitation, hospital and person visitation, educational support, hostels for homeless men, debt advice and job creation. We also supply clothing, footwear and furniture at a reasonable cost.
Head Office: Ozanam House, 2 Tuckey St, Cork
Hostel: Angelsea Terrace
Community Shop: Mayfield Shopping Centre
Family Centre: Station Road, Ballincollig
Clothes & Furniture Depot: Gerald Griffin Street, Cork
St. Joseph's Young Priests Society
This is a lay society founded to pray for vocations and to help finance the educational needs of young priests during their training.
Contact: Edmund Butler, Cork & Ross Diocesan Committee
Apostolate of Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration.
Parish Eucharistic Adoration is a devotion whereby members of a parish unite in making continuous adoration before the Most Blessed Sacrament. Adoration continues for as many hours as may be possible based on the number of people who pledge to do a weekly Hour of Adoration.The programme is presented at masses over a weekend.
The Apostolate of Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is an International Association of Lay Adorers of the Blessed Sacrament accepting the challenge to live the Good News of Jesus Christ, and striving to be a people of prayer, vision, and mission, embracing God's call.
Cork and Ross contact: Denis Coffey, "Tosnu", Curra, Riverstick, Co Cork. (Chairman of Diocesan Committee)
Telephone: 021 4771301or mobile: 0868215407