Dungannon Pastoral Council Home Visits

In November 2013 Dungannon Parish Pastoral Council, through one of its sub groups initiated a Programme of Home Visits within the Parish. These visits are on going and involve a member of the clergy accompanied by a lay member of the Parish visiting every home in the Parish, where a pack with information on the Parish, […]

Pastoral Prayer

Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Trinity of love, Guide the plans and actions of Your Church in the Archdiocese of Armagh. At this time You are calling us to a deeper understanding of our faith; You are inviting us to worship you in a prayerful Spirit-filled manner; You commission us to be courageous witnesses to […]


‘I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing. If you abide in me and my words abide in you, ask for whatever you wish and it will be done for you’.  John15: 5&7 ‘Ask and […]

St. Patrick’s Soup Kitchen

St. Patrick’s Soup Kitchen was opened about nineteen years ago by Fr. Gerry Tremer, the then Administrator of St. Patrick’s Parish. A homeless man had been found dead on the street in Dundalk and this shocked the whole community. The Soup Kitchen was opened as a means of Outreach to the poor and homeless. Initially […]

Movement for Continuous Prayer for Marriage and Family Life

At our Parish mission in October 2015 over 120 Parishioners undertook to pray for one hour on the 9th day of each month as part of the Movement for Continuous Prayer for Marriage and Family Life.  A small support group was formed which has provided some thoughts for prayer each month and has recently been working […]

Great Adventure

In Dungannon Parish we have run the ‘Great Adventure – A Quick Journey through the Bible’ and ‘Mary – A Biblical Walk with the Blessed Mother’ DVD Bible study courses.   The courses were run to generate an interest in the Bible and inform parishioners about Holy Scripture from a Catholic perspective. The courses have been very […]


Gifts of Hope Week from Armagh Diocesan Pastoral Plan “Faith finds expression in concrete everyday actions meant to help our neighbours in body and spirit,” Feeding the hungry, visiting the sick, welcoming strangers, offering instruction, giving comfort,” Pope Francis “Almost 140,000 children in Ireland are living in consistent poverty” C.S.O We are a group of […]

Visitation Team: Kilkerley

Kilkerley Pastoral Council decided that as a means of Mission & Outreach a Visitation Team would be set up in the parish. In a rural parish, it is not easy to get people to volunteer to undertake this role as people are still locked into the idea that priests are the people for visiting parishioners. […]


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