Religious

ADORATION SISTERS

A Contemplative Community with the mission of Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration and the making of altar breads
Mass in Convent: 12 noon Monday to Friday, all welcome
Enquiries about Altar Breads – Tel : 028 9024 7175
 
ASSUMPTION, LITTLE SISTERS OF THE
70 Jameson Street, Belfast, BT7 2GU. Tel : 028 9064 7475
BON SECOURS SISTERS
52a Tullymore Gardens, Belfast, BT11 8NE. Tel : 028 9062 5757
 
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS, CONGREGATION OF
An Dunan, 210 Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BW. Tel : 028 9061 1343
Community Leader – Bro Brendan Prior CFC.  No in community : 7
 
CISTERCIANS
Our Lady of Bethlehem Abbey, 11 Ballymena Road, Portglenone, Ballymena, Co Antrim, BT44 8BL.   Tel : 028 2582 1211      Fax : 028 2582 2795
Email:celsus@bethabbey.com      Website: www.bethlehemabbey.com  
Abbot – Right Rev Dom Celsus Kelly, OCSO.   No in community : 13
 
CORI (CONFERENCE OF RELIGIOUS OF IRELAND)
The CORI Commission for Northern Ireland is established to offer services and leadership to religious communities living in Northern Ireland who, through their diverse gifts and charisms strive to help in the development of a new society in Northern Ireland, a society which will be built on principles of justice and reconciliation, non-violence, equality, partnership and mutual trust. Its members pursue their vocation side by side with the clergy and people of the diocese and members of other churches. 
For information, please contact :   Sr Anne Kilroy IBVM     Email : anne.kilroy@gmail.com   Tel : 028 9064 6591
 
CROSS AND PASSION, SISTERS OF THE
St Teresa’s, 78 Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BH.  Tel : 028 9061 3955
Cross and Passion, Hospital Chaplaincy, Pastoral Work.  No in community : 3
“Villa Pacis”, 78a Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BH. Tel : 028 9062 1766
Fax : 028 9060 5528.   Email : vil.lapacis@hotmail.co.uk
Convent for sick and retired CP Sisters.   No in community : 15
Drumalis, 47 Glenarm Road, Larne, BT40 1DT
Tel : 028 2827 6455/2827 2196.  Fax : 028 2827 7999
Email: drumalis@btconnect.com  Website: www.drumalis.co.uk
Retreat team – Sr Margaret Rose McSparran; Sr Anne Hainey.   No in community : 2
“Carmel”, 120b Coast Road, Drains Bay, Larne, BT40 2LF
Tel : 028 2827 9428.   Email : cpcarmel69@googlemail.com
Sr Olcan Watt; Sr Catherine Kealy
Prayer Ministry and Spiritual Direction. Interdenominational Work.   No in community : 2
Ballycastle, 3 Gortanclochair Park, Moyle Road, Ballycastle, BT54 6NU
Tel : 028 2076 2228. 1 sister engaged in counselling, 1 sister engaged in Parish ministry.   No in community : 2
DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
23 Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BA. Tel:  028 9020 3052.  Parish Ministry; Accompaniment of homeless persons with DePaul, Ireland.   Email: glenroad@daughtersofcharity.ie.  No in community : 3
Grainné House, 1c Grainné House, North Queen Street, Belfast, BT15 2EJ.
Tel : 028 9080 3729. Manager of family hostel.  No in community : 1.
19 Upper Cavehill Road,  Belfast BT15 5EZ Tel : 028 9071 7507. Areas of involvement: Education; Chaplaincy; retreat work and prison ministry.  No in community : 2
 
 
DAUGHTERS OF WISDOM
11 Corby Way, Andersonstown, Belfast, BT11 8HY. Tel : 9061 7629.  No in community : 1
Website : www.daughtersofwisdom.org.    Email : eileenad@btinternet.com.
Sr Eileen Adams is engaged in Parish ministry and works as a Volunteer Driver with NI Hospice
 
DE LA SALLE BROTHERS
Glanaulin, 141 Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BP
Tel : 028 9061 4848. Fax : 028 9050 1932.  No in community : 3
Director of Community – Bro Ailbe Mangan
De La Salle Brothers, 4 Stream Street, Downpatrick, Co Down, BT30 6DD
Tel : 028 4461 2996.  No in community : 3
Director – Bro Mark Jordan, FSC
 
DOMINICAN SISTERS
Dominican Convent, St Catherine’s, 133 Falls Road, Belfast, BT12 6AD
Tel/Fax : 028 9032 7056.  Email :  opfalls@dominicansisters.com  No in community : 12
Prioress – Sr Marie McHugh
Chaplin – Rev Robert Sloan
Dominican Sisters
Iona House, 28 Fortwilliam Park, Belfast, BT15 4AP. Tel : 028 9037 0008
Fax : 9037 0661. Email : ionas.house@btinternet.com 
No in community : 8
Dominican Sisters, 8J Marlborough Ave, Lisburn Rd., Belfast BT9 7HB
Tel : 028 9068 1392 varied Apostolates
Dominican Sisters, D21 Conor House, Stewartstown Road, Belfast BT11 9NP.  Email : mpstgeorge@hotmail.com.   St Patricia St. George, OP
Dominican Sisters, Dominican Campus, Cabra Dublin 7.   Tel : 00353 (0) 18299708.  Sr Kathleen Fitzsimons O.P Coordinator of Vocations Ministry
Email : kathleenfitzsimons@dominicansisters.com
 
GOOD SHEPHERD, SISTERS OF THE
25 Rossmore Drive, Belfast, BT7 3LA. Tel : 028 9064 1346.  Fax : 028 9064 6353.
Email : 25rossmoredrive@gmail.com
Community Leader – Sr Cait O’Leary
Sisters engaged in Family Care; Counselling; Pastoral Outreach; Prayer Ministry and “Sharing Fair”, a project to improve the quality of life of women in developing countries.   Tel : 028 9069 4036.   Email : sharingfair@btconnect.com
No in community : 13
Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, Lys Marie (Contemplative)
19 Rossmore Drive, Belfast, BT7 3LA
Community Co-Ordinator – Sister Marguerite Doyle
Sisters engaged in prayer ministry, making altar cloths and small linens
No in community : 8
Tel : 028 9049 1820. Fax : 028 9049 3565
Email : lysmariesisters@yahoo.com
Website : www.goodshepherdsisters.org
HOLY CROSS, SISTERS OF THE
Holy Cross Convent, 86 Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BH.  Tel : 028 9061 4631.  Fax : 028 9061 4631.  Email : holycross3@sky.com.   Website : www.cscsisters.org
Superioress – Sr Patricia Kelly.   No in community : 2
 
JESUITS
Peter Faber House, 28 Brookvale Avenue, Belfast, BT14 6BW
Tel : 028 9075 7615.  Fax : 028 9074 7615.  Email : aamcguckian@jesuit.ie
Community – Fr Alexander A McGuckian, SJ (Superior); Fr Patrick Davis, SJ;
Fr Brendan McManus SJ; Fr Terence Howard SJ
No in community : 4
Website : www.jesuit.ie
LITTLE SISTERS OF JESUS
18 Donard View, Bishopscourt, Downpatrick, Co Down, BT30 7BN
Tel : 028 4484 1085.  E-mail : littlesistersjesus@btinternet.com.  Contemplatives in the midst of the world. No in community : 3
 
LORETO SISTERS
Sr Mary Jo Corcoran, 8 Millview Close, Ballyclare, BT39 9YD
Tel/Fax : 028 9332 2878. Mobile : 077 3922 3346. Email : maryjo12@me.com
Hospital Chaplain and Supervisor of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
Sr Anne Kilroy, Apt 4, 402 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3HY
Tel : 028 9064 6591. Email: anne.kilroy@gmail.com
Website : www.loreto.ie
 
MARIST SISTERS
22 St Peter’s Place, Belfast, BT12 4SB. Tel : 028 9024 7901
Sr Elsie Gilmartin, Chaplain to The City Hospital
Sr Augusta Thornton and Sr Georgina Cawley engaged in Pastoral Ministry
Email : georginacawley@hotmail.co.uk.    No in community : 3
Website : www.maristsisters.ie
Email: info@maristsisters.ie
 
MERCY SISTERS DOWN AND CONNOR
Sr Veronica O’Brien, RSM. Communications and Education Officer, Ballysillan House, 614 Crumlin Road, Belfat BT14 7GL Tel : 028 9071 0806.   Email : veronica-obrien@btconnect.com.   Website : www.sistersofmercy.ie
Beechmount, Convent of Mercy, Beechmount, 70 Ard Na Va Road, Falls Road, Belfast, BT12 6FF.  Tel : 028 9023 1830.  Email : mercybeech@gmail.com.   No in community : 6
Glenveagh Drive, Convent of Mercy, 27a Glenveagh Drive, Belfast, BT11 9HX. Tel : 028 9060 2175.  Pastoral ministry.  No in community : 3
27 Camberwell Court, Limestone Road, Belfast BT15 3AR.   Tel : 028 9074 8830.   Pastoral Ministry.
252 Limestone Road, Sisters of Mercy, 252 Limestone Road, Belfast, BT15 3AR. Tel : 028 9074 9259. Pastoral ministry.  No in community : 1
Ballysillan House, 614 Crumlin Road, Belfast, BT14 7GL. Tel : 028 9071 1608.   Email : office@daneo.org
Daneo Human and Spiritual Development Services.   A counselling and spiritual development service set up as a join religious life project between the Passionist Congregation Fr John Friel CP and Sister Katheen Savage, Mercy Congregation.   
Mercy Prayer Centre, 2a Fruithill Park, Belfast, BT11 8GD
Tel : 028 9061 6399
A centre of welcome and outreach providing an opportunity for private and or group prayer, various types of non residential retreats, faith development courses and spiritual direction.
Sr Kathleen Savage, 27 Wheatfield Gardens, Belfast BT7 7HU.   Tel : 028 7071 5478 or 077 1527 3147.   Email: ksavage:utvinternet.co.uk
Working as a Counsellor in Private Practice at Daneo Human and Spiritual Development Services – 614 Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 7GL.   Tel : 028 9071 1608.    Email: office@daneo.org
616 Crumlin Road, Belfast, BT14 7GL
Pastoral Ministry and Chaplaincy.  No. in community: 3
Downpatrick, 21 Ardglass Road, Downpatrick BT30 6JQ.   Tel : 028 4461 5645.   The sisters are engaged in Pastoral Ministry.   No in community : 2

 
MILL HILL MISSIONARIES
25 Marquis Street, Belfast, BT1 1JJ.  Tel : 028 9032 0482.  (See also under St Mary’s Parish, Belfast). 
Rev James A Boyle MHM;  Rev John Nevin MHM.   No in community : 2
 
NAZARETH, THE SISTERS OF
Nazareth House-Care Village, 516 Ravenhill Road, Belfast, BT6 0BW
Tel : 028 9069 0600.  Fax : 028 9069 0601.  Elderly Residential 22, Nursing Care 48
Superior Sister Teresa Mallon. No in community : 11
 
PASSIONISTS
Holy Cross Retreat, Ardoyne, Belfast, BT14 7GE. Tel : 028 9074 8231.  Fax : 9074 0340.  Email: passionistshc@ukgateway.net.   Website : holycrossparishbelfast.com
Community : Very Rev Fr Eugene McCarthy (Rector) CP PP; Fr Kieran Creagh CP; Fr Myles Kavanagh CP; Fr Terence McGuckin CP; Fr John Craven CP
Masses – Sunday – Vigil (Saturday) 7pm; Sunday 10am, 12 noon and 7pm
Weekdays – Monday to Saturday 10am (Novena in honour of BVM Monday 7pm).   On bank holidays Novena prayers are said after 10am Mass
First Friday Mass – 7pm
Baptisms – 2nd and last Sunday of each month at 1pm
Exposition of Blessed Sacrament – Friday 10.30am to 12 noon; 6pm-7pm with allowances for funeral removal
Confessions – Monday-Saturday 9.40am-10am; Saturday 6.40pm-7.00pm.   No in community : 7
Passionist Retreat Centre, Tobar Mhuire, Crossgar, Co Down, BT30 9EA
Tel : 028 4483 0242.    Email: secretary@tobarmhuirecrossgar.com
Community – Fr Patrick Duffy CP (Superior); Fr Thomas Scanlon CP (Vicar and Novice Master); Fr Ephrem Blake CP; Fr Mel Byrne CP; Fr Gary Donegan CP
Confessions – Thursday’s before first Frdiay 4pm to 6pm – Friday and Saturday 4pm to 6pm
Missions and Retreats – further information and bookings at the above address
  
PRESENTATION SISTERS
24 Ben Eden Green, Belfast, BT15 4GU. Tel : 028 9077 0150.  Sr Camilla Flynn Focusing Counselling, Pastoral Ministry
Email : flynncamilla@yahoo.com
Website : presentation-sisters.ie
REDEMPTORISTS
Clonard Monastery, 1 Clonard Gardens, Belfast, BT13 2RL
Tel : 028 9044 5950.  Fax : 028 9044 5988. E-mail : reds@clonard.com; reception@clonard.com
Website : www.clonard.com
Twitter – #ClonardMBelfast      Facebook : Clonard Monastry
Community : Very Rev Noel Kehoe (Rector) ; Frs P Burns; E Creamer; M Dempsey; J Doherty; A Doran; C O’Callaghan; P Dunlea; B Keane;  S Keeney; B McCahery; W McGettrick; S Moore; P O’Connor; P Turley; A Egan; J Hanna; J Naughton and Br Antony McCrave
Applications for Missions and Retreats to : Fr Brian Nolan CSsR – Tel : 00 353 21 4358800
Email : brian.nolan@redemptorists.ie
No in community : 16
St Gerard’s, 722 Antrim Road, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, BT36 7PG
Tel : 028 9077 4833.  Fax : 9077 0923.
Email: gerards.parish@googlemail.com
Website: www.stgerardsparish.com 
Priests: Very Rev Gerard Cassidy CSsR – Rector and Parish Priest; Fr Patrick McLaughlin CSsR, CC
No in community : 2
 
SACRED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY, SISTERS OF THE
Currach Community, 2-4 Workman Avenue, Belfast, BT13 3FB
Tel : 028 9031 2658.
Emails : mailto:bridgetshjm@yahoo.co.ukand gillchalk@yahoo.co.uk
Engaged in Community Building and Pastoral Ministry.
No. in community: 2
 
SACRED HEART OF MARY, SISTERS OF THE
Lisburn, Beech Lane, 40B Magheralave Road, Lisburn Co. Antrim BT28 3BN.   Tel : 028 9267 8501
No. in community : 4 
Email : rshmlisburn@utvinternet.com
Website : www.rshm.org
No in community : 4
28 Upper Green, Dunmurry, Belfast, BT17 0EL. Tel : 028 9060 0792
Email : rshm@belfast2002.fsnet.co.uk
Pastoral Ministry.  No in community: 3
 
ST CLARE, SISTERS OF
“Shalom”, 43 Rosetta Park, Belfast BT6 0DL.  Tel : 028 9069 4108
Website : www.sistersofstclare.org
The sisters are engaged in varied Apostolate
Sr Marie Doyle and Sr Mary Canning
 
ST LOUIS, SISTERS OF
BELFAST
22 Riverdale Park Nth, Belfast, BT11 9DL.  Tel : 028 9061 9375
Pastoral Ministry of young adults.   Parish and Prayer Ministry
21 Glenbawn Square, Poleglass, Dunmurry, Belfast, BT17 0TT.  Tel : 028 9022 5236
In Pastoral Ministry and Education
St Louis House, 91/91a Hillhead Crescent, Stewartstown Road, Belfast BT119FW.   Tel : 028 9062 1900 / 9061 8889
Centre for Faith Development/Enrichment Programmes for St Michael’s/St Agnes/St Oliver Plunkett Parishes
Education/Parish Ministries/Hospital Chaplaincy/Youth Ministry including Search, New Day, GIFT, Community Relations work.   A young adult faith development group meets each Wednesday in St Louis House
Email : stlouishouse@gmail.com
No in community : 5
7 Riverdale Park Ave, Belfast, BT11 9DP.  Tel : 028 9020 9074
In education and parish work
Apt. 2 Holycroft 1-3 Inver Ave, Belfast, BT15 5DG.  Tel : 028 9072 1037
Engaged in Diocesan Work
BALLYMENA
14 Carndale Meadows, Carniny Road, Ballymena BT43 5NX.   Tel : 028 2565 1683
In Pastoral ministry and Education
NEWCASTLE
49 Bracken Avenue, Castlewellan Road, Newcastle, Co Down, BT33 0HG.  Tel : 028 4372 6282
E-mail: teresa.clancy@btinternet.com
Engaged in Community Work
 
 
VINCENTIANS (CONGREGATION OF THE MISSION)
99 Cliftonville Road, Belfast, BT14 6JQ.  Tel : 028 9075 1771   
Community
Perry Gildea, CM Superior, Adult Faith Formation, Retreats Advisory
Regional Council of the Society of St Vincent de Paul
Email : perrygildea@gmail.com
Adrian Eastwood, CM, Belfast Hospitals Chaplain in particular Musgrave Park and Belfast City Hospital, new Cancer Centre
James Rafferty, CM, Adult Faith Formation, Retreats
No in community : 3
Web: www.vincentians
SECULAR ORDERS (TERTIARIES)
Discalced Carmelite Seculars. OCDS:
Meet on third Saturday of the month at 1.30pm in Dominican Convent, Iona House, 28 Fortwilliam Park, Belfast BT15 4AP
President – Fr John Hogan OCDS
Parochial House, Rathkenny, Co Meath.   Tel : 00 353 046 9054138
Formator – Mrs Mary McAllister OCDS
126 Greystown Avenue, Belfast BT9 6UL.    Tel : 028 9062 2124
Spiritual Assistant – Fr Joe Birmingham OCD
 
Dominicans:
St Dominic’s Chapter
St Dominic’s Chapter of Lay Dominicans meets every 3rd Sunday of the month at 4pm in Dominican Convent, Falls Road (now known as St Catherine’s).    Tel : 028 9032 7056
Spiritual Director – Fr Peter Carlin
President – Mrs Mary McGuigan
Email : minmcguigan@gogglemail.com
The Immaculate Heart of Mary & St Malachy’s Chapter
3rd Monday of each month at 7.30pm in St Bride’s Parish Hall, Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast BT9 6FP
Chapter President – Martin O’Brien
Email : martinobrien@ntlworld.com
Secretary – Roisin Watters
Email : roisin_watters@hotmail.com
Mater Ecclesiae Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Chapter meets in Fortwilliam Convent.   For enquiries contact Eamonn Gaines.   Tel : 077 6360 4908
Email : eamonn.gaines@gmail.com
FRANCISCANS
St Joseph’s Chapter
Meet on 1st Tuesday of every month at 7pm in The Gate Lodge of Holy Family parish centre, 222 Limestone Road, Belfast BT15
President – Dr Sean Donnelly, 71 Lansdowne Road, Belfast BT15 4AB.   Tel : 028 9077 3865
Vice President – Mrs Ita Chinn, 6 Easton Crescent, Belfast BT14 4AJ.   Tel : 028 9074 6064
Secretary – Mrs Angela Blair, 72 North Circular Road, Belfast BT15 5FE.   Tel : 028 9077 3739
Email : angelablair@utvinternet.com
Treasurer – Teresa McLaughlin, Flat 16, 30 Fortwilliam Park, Belfast BT15 4AN.   Tel : 028 9077 5723
St Peter’s Chapter
St Peter’s Fraternity meeting on 4th Sunday of every month at 3pm in St Peter’s Parish Centre, Falls Road (no meetings July or August)
For enquiries phone : 028 9077 5723 or contact Marie Shearan, 91 Knutsford Drive, Belfast BT14 6NA.  Tel : 028 9074 1345