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|Mrs Nuala Claffey, Ait Aoibhinn, Athlone Rd, Ferbane, Co. Offaly||090 645 4122|
We had a very successful years work for the missions, thanks to the grace and guidance of our patron, Christ in King, and of the prayers and generosity of our members and friends.
We are happy to welcome four new members to our active members group and many new members to our Honorary Membership.
Our Annual Sale of Work took place on 28th November 2014, it was well supported by our community. A most important date in our annual calender is fast approaching – The Christmas Sale of Work which takes place in the Heritage And Arts centre on Friday 27th November 2015.
We also had a very successful Pub Quiz this year and our Display Day which took place April 19th. Our Display Day began with Concelebrated Mass, and the homily was given by Sr. Bridget, a Franciscan Missionary for Africa. Many of the Vestments and Sacred Vessels at the Display were sponsored by friends and supporters of Apostolic Work, for the Missions. Because of their generosity and that of the wider community we were able to give Vestments and Sacred Vessels to the Missions.
It is with great regret we say good bye to Fr. Frankie as he left to take up his appointment in Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim.
On behalf of Ferbane Apostolic Work, we thank God for his goodness to us.
|Miss Jean Hanratty, 24 Arthurs Villas, Armagh, BT60 4AD, N. Irl||048 375 24202
|Mrs Anna Minihan, Abbey St, Thurles, Co. Tipperary||0504 265 53|
|Mrs Mary Spelman, Clostoken, Loughrea, Co. Galway||091 842 089|
|Mrs Hanna Brennan, 2 Cill Morna, Mallow, Co. Cork||022 53711|
|Mrs Margaret Buckle, Xavier House, 156 Cliftonpark Avenue, Belfast, BT14 6DT||02890 351912
Apostolic Work was founded in Belfast in 1923 by Agnes McAuley to support missionaries in India with vestments, financial help and prayers.
In those days members met to knit and sew but only a few branches continue to do this. We are now primarily a fund-raising organisation whose funds go directly to the missionaries in countries in the developing world.
We have branches in over 60 parishes in the Diocese. We regularly support priests, nuns and brothers with funds for church based projects, such as education of seminarians and noviciates, cathechists, school children and adult learners, medical needs, feeding projects, clean water projects and self help programmes and supplying sacred vessels.
Praying for our missionaries is a very supportive aspect of our work.
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The Dublin Diocese is under the patronage of His Grace, the Archbishop of Dublin, Most Reverend Diarmuid Martin. Apostolic Work helps the world wide missionary endeavour through prayer and provision of material aid (gifts/finance) to missionary priests, nuns and lay missionaries. In Dublin we have 13 branches; we supply mainly mass kits to the third world, especially where God is still to be discovered.
The scope of our further activities are as outlined on page 4+5 of our Annual Report 2014.
We have 60 volunteers who sew once a week all our vestments and altar linens in their sacristies or homes. To comply with the many other requests for assistance from foreign missionaries we badly need additional volunteers to help produce more mass kits which are in very high demand.
Our head office is 36, Harrington Street, Dublin 8. We are there on Mondays only between 2-4pm.
Ms. Sheila Timmons.Our Lady of Dolours, Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin 8.
Ms Aisling Guuckian.Our Lady of Perpetual Seccour, Foxrock, Dublin 18.
Ms. Kathleen Lambe.Our Lady of Victories, Ballymun Road, Glasnevin North, Dublin 11.
Ms. Nancy O’Connell. St. Pius X, College Drive, Terenure, Dublin 6W.
Ms Minnie Murphy. Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. and St. Killian, Clondalkan, Dublin 22.
Ms. Maureen Hughes. The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chapelizod, Dublin 20.
Ms. Mary Tancred. Sts. Mary and Peter, Árus Lorcán, Arklow.
Ms. Mary Christal. St. Mary’s, Lucan Co. Dublin.
Ms. Mary O’Reilly.St. Anthony’s, St. Lawrence Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3.
Ms Maura Lynch.St. John the Evangelist, Ballinteer Ave. Dublin 16.
Ms. Kathy Davey.St. Anne’s, Shankill, Co. Dublin.
Mrs Mary O’Reilly, 25a The Stiles Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3.
Phone:01 833 8556
|Mrs Mary Doyle, Main St, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon||094 962 0183
|Mrs Betty Holland, The Grove, Camolin, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford||053 938 3916|
|Mrs Marie Dempsey, Cregboy, Claregalway, Co. Galway||091 798 125
The Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin under the Patronage of Bishop Nulty have 13 guilds.
Askea, Ballon, Clane, Clonmore, Graiguecullen, Kilclone, Monasterevin, Mountrath, Myshall, Naas, Rathdangan, Tullow, Tinryland.
Clane guild hold the Presidency at this time. Meetings are held in March and October when members from all guilds come to Clane. They return finished work and collect cut out vestments.
|President||Mrs Carmel Shortt, Dublin Rd, Clane, Co. Kildare||045 868 420|
|Secretary||Catherine Murphy||045 868 302|
|Treasurer||Esther Hendrick||045 868164|
Apostolic Work in the Diocese of Killaloe was commenced by Mrs Evelyn Barron and her friend Mrs Barron who had come to live in Ennis from Armagh and was familiar with ework of the organization in 1955.
Slowly but surely the organization grew always with the the permission of the Bishop at that time
The Ennis branch was designated as head office and all administrative work is carried out there.
Diocesan Spiritual Directors have always been appointed and Fr Michael Casey of Cross hold the position at present. From the first branch in Ennis there are now over forty branches spread throughout the Diocese. Like all voluntary organisations its quite difficult to continue in the current times but due to the generosity of the active and honorary members it has been possible to continue and assist missionaries and lay people working in the developing world.
The organisation in Killaloe believes strongly in the appointment of officers on a regular basis. The term of office is three years and this may be continued for a second term only.
Following the first officers Mrs Nora O’Loughlin , Mrs Nita Enright, Mrs Maureen Sanders, Mrs Frances Keane, Mrs Mary Collins each made their own distinctive mark during their term of office. The current President is Mrs Mary Duggan.
Apostolic Work in Killaloe is dynamic and is affiliated to National Council. Events hosted over the years include celebrations of 25th and 50 th Anniversaries, National Seminar and a visit to President Mary McAleese at the Arus
Fund raising events include sales of work, coffee mornings, church gate collections, raffles , Flag days.
Many branches develop very innovative ideas in this area.
Funds are spent in the purchase of materials for the production of church goods ,and in response to requests for aid. This includes Church Building, Education, Aid for Catechists, medical projects and other projects as requestes.
We are pleased that Apostolic Work in Killaloe continues to grow and look forward to the future with optimism.
|MID CLARE: Mrs Patricia Frawley, Skehanagh, Clarecastle, Co. Clare.||065 6829717 – 0876485930|
|WEST CLARE: Mrs Olive O’Loughlin, Clonadrum, Mullagh. Co.Clare.||065 7087084 – 0863225066|
|EAST CLARE: Mrs Mary Collins, Bauroe, Feakle, Co. Clare.||061 924239 – 087 2208431|
|NORTH TIPP: Ms Betty Killeen, Monsea, Ballycommon, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.||087 930 1757|
|Fr Michael Casey, Cross, Carrigaholt, Co. Clare||065 905 8008 – 086 0842216 Email: email@example.com|
|Ardcroney||Mrs Margaret Cooney, Bantiss, Cloughjordan Co. Tipp||0505 42 248|
|Ballyea||Mrs Maura Cahir, Knockanira, Darragh, Ennis, Co. Clare||065 683 8080|
|Ballynacally||Margaret Galvin, Ballynacally, Ennis, Co. Clare||085 8433118|
|Barefield||Mrs Annette O’Brien, Craggard, Barefield, Enis, Co. Clare||065 682 7164|
|Birr||Sr. Roberta Delaney, Riverside, Birr, Co. Offaly||057 9120891 087 162 6497|
|Bodyke||Mrs Teresa O’Dwyer, Annaghneal, O’Callaghn Mills,||065 683 5261|
|Borrisokane||Mrs Doreen Cahill, Marion Ave, Borrisokane, Co. Tipp||067 27 310|
|Bridgetown||Mary Kennedy, Lackareigh,O’Briens Bridge Co. Clare||061 376546 – 086 1596496|
|Castleconnell||Mrs Moira Burke, Gooig, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick||061 377113086 8174991|
|Clarecastle||Mrs Patricia Frawley, Skehanagh, Clarecastle Co. Clare||065 682 9717|
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|Cooraclare||MrsMary McCarthy, Danganelle, Cooraclare, Co. Clare||065 905 9090|
|Corofin||Mrs Kathleen Corbett, Liscullane, Corofin||065 683 7739|
|Secretary Mrs Mary Lee||086 600 0103|
|Crusheen||Mrs Marlene Phipps, Gortamaracan, Crusheen, Co. Clare||065 682 7107|
|Doonbeg||Mrs C Stephenson, Kilkee Road, Doonbeg, Co. Clare||065 905 5279|
|Doora||Mrs Theresa Hallinan, Drim, Quin, Co. Clare||086 823 5236|
|Dunkerrin||Mrs Molly Tuohy, Cullenwaine, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary.||0505 45239|
|Feakle||Mrs Mary Collins, Bauroe, Feakle, Co. Clare||061 924 239|
|Inagh||Mrs Josie Lynch, Gort Na Greine, Inagh, Co. Clare||065 683 6623|
|Killaloe||Sr Noreen O’Rourke, Convent of Mercy, Killaloe||061 37 6138|
|Killeen||Mrs Mary Ryan, Cooneen, Templederry, Co. Tipperary||0504 52 289|
|Kilkee||Mrs Sheila Robinson, Farriha, Kilkee, Co. Clare||065 905 6316|
|Kilmaley||Mrs Maureen O’Rourke, Lyleatunna, Kilmaley, Co. Clare||065 683 9054|
|Kilmihil||Mrs Noreen Shalloo, Knockalough, Lisseycassey PO. Co. Clare||065 905 0013|
|Kinnity||Mrs Una Kealey, Clonlee, Kinnity, Co. Offaly||086 360 1234 – 057 913 7045|
|Correspondence||Mrs Kathleen Tooher, Main Street, Kinnity Secretary||086 349 0833 – 057 913 1061|
|Knockerra||Mrs Kathleen O’Brien, Knockerra, Kilrush, Co. Clare||065 905 1448 Email: Kate8@gmail.com|
|Kilrush||Mrs Mary Canny, Derrha, Kilrush, Co. Clare||065 9051826|
|Killanena||Mrs Mary Boland, Duglawn, Caher, Co. Clare||061 925019|
|Lorrha||Mrs Jacinta Power, Lorrha, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary||087 2788014|
|Lissenhall||Mrs Noreen Timmons, Tulla, Silvermines, Nenagh, Co. Tip||067 25144|
|Mountshannon||Mrs Brigid Ryan,Cappantrahane, Whitegate, Co.Clare||061 927123|
|Mullagh||Mrs Olive O’Loughlin,Clonadrum, Mullagh, Co. Clare||065 7087084|
|Mill T Malbay||Miss Bridie McMahon, Mullagh Rd, Mill T Malbay||065 7084418|
|New M Fergus||Mrs Mary Enright, Drumline, Newmarket on Fergus||061 364 492|
|Nenagh||Mrs Maura McKenna, Ballintoher, Nenagh, Co. Tipp||067 31 530|
|O’Call Mills||Mary Moroney, Clogher, O’Callaghan Mills Co. Clare||065 6835628|
|Portroe||Mrs Nora Gleeson, 12 Aradara, Portroe, Nenagh, Co. Tipp||067 23 487|
|Puckane||Mrs Margaret Mulcahy, Blackfort, Puckane, Nenagh, Co. Tip||067 24 235|
|Quin||Mrs Moira Scanlan, Ballyhannon, Quin, Co. Clare||065 682 5646|
|Ruan||Mrs Eileen Roughan, Kilcurish, Fountain, Co. Clare||065 682 8243|
|Roscrea||Mrs Mary Moloney, 29 The Haven, Roscrea, Co. Tipp||0505 23 240|
|Sixmilebridge||Mrs Mai Frost, Hill View, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare||061 369 179|
|Shannon||Mai Farrell, 30 Tullyglass Crescent, Shannon, Co Clare||061 364080|
|Scariff||Mrs Brid Whelan, Moynoe, Scariff, Co. Clare||061 921 139|
|Tulla||Mrs Michelle Garvey Caherlohan, Tulla, Co. Clare||086 3435513|
|Toomevara||Mrs Kathleen Dooley, 19 Castlequarter, Toomevara, Co. Tipp||067 78 825|
Our spiritual Director is Fr. John McMahon.
Our aim is to assist needy foreign missions by prayer and gifts in kind.
We answer many requests for assistance from missionaries, through missionary priests, nuns and lay missionaries. This year as well as monetary assistance and sacred vessels we also provided 20 mass boxes which contain all necessary sacred vessels and vestments etc needed to celebrate Holy Mass and costs euro 365 each. They mostly went to Uganda and Nigeria.
In Kilmore we have 19 branches, 9 branches sew all our vestments and altar linens in their own homes and also provide various forms of fundraising such as cake sales, plant sales, coffey mornings, Christmas wreaths, Christmas flowers, card games and a charity shop for 2 weeks each summer. All branches have church gate collections and some have small displays at that time.
2016 was another successful year for Kilmore Apostolic Work, thanks to all our active members, Honoury members and friends and many great supporters. This year, we welcome re-started branch in Swadlinbar and are at present re-starting Drumlane branch. New and Honoury members are always welcome to join us or start a branch in their parish through the guidance of the parish priest.
Various contact details:
- Diocesan President Susanna Tinneny, Quivvy, Beturbet, Co. Cavan
- Diocesan Sectary Kathleen Leinster, 57 Highfield Rd, Cavan.
- Diocesan Treasurer Ann O Hara, Church St, Ballinmore, Co. Leitrim.
- Ms Bridie Dealy, Currin, Ballyconnell, Co.Cavan
- Ms Pattie McIntyre, Corrahole, Ballinmore, Co. Leitrim.
- Kathleen McKiernan, Giftshop. Ballyconnell, Co Cavan
- Mrs Bridie Donoghue, Erne vale, Belturbet, Co Cavan
- Mrs Nuala Morrow, Ballyhaise, Co Cavan
- Ms Josephine Cullivan, Knockatudor, Tullyco, Cootehill, Co Cavan
- Mrs Mary Rose Maguire, Aughnacloy, Derrylinn, C Fermanagh
- Miss laurie McConnell, Highfield Rd, Cavan
- Jeanette Melanaphy, 231 Swadlinbar Rd, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh
- Mrs Mary MacIntyre, Ralaghan, Shercock, Co Cavan
- Mrs T white, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim.
- Bridget Fitzpatrick, Boggaun, Killargue, Co Leitrim
- Kathleen Malanaphy, Kinawley, Co Fermanagh
- Mrs Marie Tiernan, Church St, Killeshandra, Co Cavan
- Ms Mary Mawn, Main st, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim
- Mrs Deirdre Kelly, Redhills Village, Belturbet, Co Cavan
- Brid Lynn, Clough, Cootehill, Co Cavan
- Ms Anna Brady, Cornaslieve, Virginia, Co Cavan
- Mrs Ann Fitzpatrick, Killygarry Cavan
- Mrs Trudy Corrigan, Kilconny, Belturbet, Co Cavan
- Ms Eilish Grogan, Railway Rd, Cootehill, Co Cavan
- Ann Prior, Furnaceland, Swadlinbar, Co Cavan.
Dates for 2017
This year our retreat is on April 2nd. It will be given by Fr. Johnnie Cusack. It will be held in the Pastoral centre, Cullies, Cavan 11am-5pm and all are welcome. Cost is 25 euro including lunch and teas.
Our annual display and distribution of gifts will be held on world mission Sunday, 22nd October 2017.
Mass for deceased members and benefactors will be held on Sunday 26th November 2017 in the Pastoral Centre, followed by Annual General Meeting.
|Miss Brid Shine, Glenbroher, Garryspillane, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick||062 46612
|Miss M Brennan, 8 Harbour St, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath||044 934 8721|
|Mrs Margaret Greene, Drumree, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan||042 966 7352|
|Mrs Alice Burke, Granstown, Ballacolla, Portlaoise, Co. Laois||057 8738657
|Mrs Brid Mc Andrew, 23 Marian Row, Castlebar, Co. Mayo||094 902 1028
|Mrs Joan Power, Fionn Uisce, Silversprings, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary|