DOWN & CONNOR APOSTOLIC WORK SOCIETY
Down & Connor Centre, Xavier House, 156 Cliftonpark Avenue, Belfast, BT14 6DT. Tel: 028 90351912. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Mon-Wed 9am-2.30pm. Diocesan President: Mrs Anne Donaghy.
Members of apostolic work raise funds locally to help missionaries all over the world. They also provide everything essential for human life among the poorest of the poor in missionary countries.
Spiritual Director: Very Rev Canon Brendan Murray, CC St. Theresa’s Presbytery, Somerton Road, Belfast, BT15 4DE.
DOWN & CONNOR DIOCESAN RESOURCE CENTRE
DRC Bookshop is a resource centre for the diocese. It was founded in October 1977 in the then offices of the D & C Maintained Schools Office in Fleetwood Street, Belfast.
The Resource Centre is a Registered Charity, No: X01247/90 under the Trusteeship of the Bishops of the diocese. Its aim is to provide, through the Diocesan Resource Centre, pastoral aids and resources for the advancement of the Catholic Faith in Catholic homes, schools and parishes within the Diocese of Down & Connor and throughout Northern Ireland.
Manager: Mr Kieran Cooke.Tel: 028 9023 6249 Fax: 028 9023 6250
DCPA – DOWN & CONNOR PIONEER ASSOCIATION – Charity No. XR4449
DCPA is the Diocesan Centre of the Pioneer Association which is part of the worldwide Pioneer movement.
The Pioneer Information centre stocks Pins, Videos and other literature for pioneers. DCPA also provides an information service for those involved in educating people in the area of drug and alcohol abuse.
Address: DCPA, 2nd Floor, The McCoy Buildings, 68 Berry Street, Belfast, BT1 7FJ. Tel: 028 9032 2744. Opening Hours: Mon & Fri 9.30am-1pm (Other times by arrangement).
Chairman: Mr Brian Jamison. Vice Chairman: Frances Doole.
Treasurer: Mr D McCarthy. Secretary: Mrs M McAllister.
Office Manager: Mrs Anne McCann.
Spiritual Director: Fr Raymond McCullagh, 1 Seafield Park South, Portstewart, Co Antrim, BT55 7LH. Tel: 028 7083 2066.
CATHOLIC TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION
Mr Frank Donnelly; Mrs Kathleen Hagan and Miss Catherine McGinnity. Good Shepherd Cenre, 511 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GS. Tel: 028 9049 1886 Fax: 028 9049 1440. Email: email@example.com
Diocesan Advisers in Religious Eduction.
Mr Frank Donnelly (post-primary); Mrs Kathleen Hagan and Miss Catherine McGinnity (primary). Good Shepherd Centre, 511 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 3GS.
Tel: 028 9049 1886. Fax: 028 9049 1440. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
KNIGHTS OF ST COLUMBANUS
The Knights of St Columbanus are an order of Catholic Laymen dedicated to the service of Christ in daily life, in the workplace, the marketplace, in City, Urban and Provincial areas. We welcome into our ranks Catholic Men, in full communion with the Church, who would wish to bring to the service of Christ their talents and skills toward the promotion of Christian values and principles in Society, for the greater Honour and Glory of God the Father.
Acting Provincial Grand Knight Area 2: Gerald Harbinson, 8 Sunningdale Drive, Newcastle, Co. Down, BT33 0QJ. Tel: 028 4372 2972. Email: email@example.com
Acting Provincial Secretary Area 2: Peter McCreesh, 142 Upper Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5PE. Tel: 028 9061 0006. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
LEGION OF MARY HOSTELS
Hostel: Morning Star House, hostel for homeless men.
2-12 Divis Street, Belfast, BT12 4AL. Tel: 028 9033 3500. Fax: 028 9033 3836.
Under the charge of the Legion of Mary.
Hostel, Regina Coeli, night shelter for homeless women,
Regina Coeli, 8/10 Lake Glen Avenue, Belfast, BT11 8FE. Tel: 028 9061 2473.
Fax: 9061 8823.
ST JOSEPH’S CENTRE FOR DEAF PEOPLE
321 Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 4LP.
The Centre provides a wide range of facilities for deaf people. Mass signed every Sunday at 12 noon in the Catholic Chaplaincy, Elmwood Ave, at Queen’s University Belfast.
Very Rev. Paul Strain, P.P., Very Rev Patrick Devlin, P.P., Rev. Gary Toman C.C. and Very Rev Darach Mac Giolla Catháin P.P.
Enquiries to Centre Co-ordinator: Very Rev Paul Strain c/o Above address.
Phone: 028 9032 1511. Email: email@example.com
Denise Flack: Northern Diocesan Lay Chaplain, contact no: Fax: 028 9024 0590
Mobile: 078 7764 3961. Office as above address.
SPRED (Special Religious Development) enables people with learning difficulties to take their rightful place in the life of our church. Within a SPRED group, each person with learning difficulties has an adult catechist who accompanies them on their journey of faith, friendship and relationship with God.
SPRED Ministry offers faith formation through Symbolic Catechesis and gives parishes, priests and catechists an opportunity to integrate our learning disabled ‘Special Friends’ into the life of the parish.
For further information contact:
Lena Meehan, Diocesan Director, Unit 4 Cloona Business Centre, 30-31 Colin Road, Dunmurry, Belfast, BT17 0LG. Tel: 028 9061 3269/9058 8033.
Mobile: 07828 134350. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org