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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...
ACN Week of Witness for Persecuted Christians 15 November – 1 December 2019 A message from Dr Michael Kinsella, National Director,...
The relics of Blessed Karl, the Last Emperor of Austria, will come to Galway Cathedral on Thursday 21 November 2019. Holy Mass in honour of Blessed...
The annual candlelight October rosary procession takes place in the Cathedral on the Sundays of October, beginning at 8:00pm each Sunday.

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