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Secretariats

Communications

Media announcements on behalf of the diocese are issued by the Communications Officer.

Very Rev. Diarmuid Hogan, PP
Address: Parochial House, Oranmore, Co. Galway
Telephone: +353-87-1037452
Email: dcogalway@gmail.com

Ecumenism

The Ecumenism Officer works with other Christian and non-Christian leaders to foster greater understanding of diversity and promote unity.

Very Rev. Barry Horan, PP
Address: The Presbytery, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway
Telephone: +353-91-776741
Email: thebridgeparish@gmail.com

Emigrants

The pastoral care of people native to the diocese living and working abroad as well as their families is promoted by the Emigrant Secretariat.

Reverend Gearóid Ó Griofa
Address: Teach an Sagart, Leitir Móir, Co. na Gaillimhe
Telephone: +353-91-551169
Email: gogriofa@gmail.com

Laity Commission

The Laity Commission seeks to promote full and active involvement of Christ's faithful people in the life of the church.

Diocesan Representative: To be appointed

Liturgy

The Diocesan Liturgy Commission offers formation in liturgical practice for all ministries in the church and devises liturgical guidelines for local use.

Very Rev. Joseph Roche, PP
Address: Parochial House, Labane, Ardrahan, Co. Galway
Telephone: +353-91-635164
Email: kaparishes@gmail.com

Pontifical Mission Society

In the service of the wider church the Diocesan Director works with the PMS to promote greater awareness of is missionary mandate.

Rev. Michael King
Address: Curate's House, Gort, Co. Galway
Telephone: +353-91-631055
Email: mikeking2700@gmail.com

Sacred Music

The Secretariat for Sacred Music provides guidance and formation in the area of liturgical music.

Mr Raymond O'Donnell
Address: Galway Cathedral, Galway
Telephone: +353-91-563577
Fax: +353-91-534881
Email: music@galwaycathedral.ie

Catholic Primary School Management Association

Assistance and advice are provided to Boards of Management of Catholic Primary Schools in the diocese by this Secretariat.

Mr P.J. Callanan
Address: Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Árus de Brún, Newtownsmith, Galway
Telephone: +353-91-565066
Email: pjcallanan65@gmail.com

Vocations

The Diocesan Vocations Team exists to promote awareness of the vocation of priesthood, and the Diocesan Vocations Director assists individuals in their discernment.

Vocations Director: Very Rev. Ian O'Neill, PP
Address: Parochial House, Claregalway, Co. Galway
Telephone: +353-91-798741
Email: galwaypriesthood@gmail.com