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A series of Advent season talks to aid us in our spiritual preparation for Christmas. 8:00pm Tuesday 26 November 2019 — Welcoming the Christ...
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The annual candlelight October rosary procession takes place in the Cathedral on the Sundays of October, beginning at 8:00pm each Sunday.

Religious Orders

The following orders are active within the Diocese of Galway:


Brothers of Charity
Kilcornan House, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway

Brothers of Charity
Ennistymon, Co. Clare

Patrician Brothers
Kingston House, Kingston, Galway


Brigidine Sisters
27 Cimín Mór, Cappagh Road, Barna, Co. Galway

Daughters of Charity
65 Shantalla Road, Galway

Dominican Sisters
Dominican Convent, Taylor's Hill, Galway
+353-91-522124; +353-91-523975

Sisters of Jesus and Mary
23 Lenaboy Gardens, Salthill, Galway

Mercy Sisters
Saint Vincent's Convent, Galway
+353-91-565519; +353-91-562439

Poor Clares
Saint Clare's Monastry, Nun's Island, Galway

Presentation Sisters
Presentation Road, Galway

Sisters of La Retraite
The Hermitage, 2 Distillery Road, Newcastle, Galway

Religious Fraternity

Fraternity of Mary Immaculate Queen
"Síol Dóchais", Ballard, Barna, Co Galway

Religious Orders

Augustinian (OSA)
Saint Augustine's Priory, Saint Augustine Street, Galway

Dominican (OP)
Saint Mary's Priory, Claddagh, Galway

Franciscan (OFM)
Franciscan Abbey, 8 Francis Street, Galway

Jesuits (SJ)
Saint Ignatius' Church Office, 27 Raleigh Row, Galway

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart
Croí Nua, Rosary Lane, Taylor’s Hill, Galway

Society of African Missions
SMA House, Claregalway, Co Galway