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Diocese of GalwayKilmacduagh & Kilfenora

Deoise na GaillimheChill Mac Duach & Chill Fhionnúrach

Pastoral Outreach Centre: Meet the Team

Diocesan Pastoral Outreach Co-Ordinator
Rev. Gerard McCarthy, SVD
T: +353 (0)91 565066

Eilish Glynn
T: +353 (0)91 565066

Faith Development in Parishes
Training and Development for:
• Ministers of the Word
• Ministers of the Eucharist
• Baptismal Teams

Initiatives in Adult Faith Development
Understanding and Exploring Scripture:
Each spring and autumn term the Pastoral Outreach Centre offers a series of talks/reflections on scripture and how it impacts on our daily lives.

Faith Development in Education
 Diocesan Secretary for Primary Education (Management & Policies): Mr Pat Kelly
  T. +353 (0)91 565066,
  Mr Kelly provides assistance and advice to Boards of Management of Catholic Primary Schools in the diocese. 

 Primary Schools Diocesan Advisor in Catechetics: Sr Breda Coyne, RJM. T: +353 (0)91 565066

Diocesan Advisors are appointed by the Bishop to support and encourage the work of religious education in primary schools. They visit all primary schools in the diocese annually, meeting teachers and children. Diocesan Advisors are members of the Diocesan Pastoral Outreach Team and the National Association of Primary Diocesan Advisors.

See also the Schools section of our website for further information on schools in the diocese.

Safeguarding Office

• Director of Safeguarding: Kevin Duffy
T: +353 (0)91 565066 / 575053 or M: +353 (0)87 6141736

• Administrator: Ita O’Mahony
T: +353 (0)91 575051

• Designated Liaison Person:
Kevin Duffy — T. +353 (0)91 565066 / 575053 or M: +353 (0)87 6141736

Western Province Vetting Office

Administrators: Ita O’Mahony & Eilish Glynn
T: +353 (0)91 575051