Here is a list of the groups that regularly use the Pastoral Centre. This information may be helpful to people who may not know about the various groups or activities.
A support group for families who are suffering from the effects of alcoholism. This group meets every Wednesday 11am – 1pm.
The Back Care class helps with prevention and management of osteoporosis. It also helps to improve lifestyle and stability. The group meets on Thursday mornings from 11 - 12noon.
This is a breast feeding support group which helps mothers who wish to breastfeed. This is an ideal opportunity to meet others mothers also. The group is facilitated by a Public Health Nurse. No booking necessary; just drop in on Tuesday from 11.30am - 1.00pm.
Bereavement / Suicide Counselling
Available on request
The Parish Choir sing at the 11.15am Sunday Mass and practice every Thursday evening at 7.30pm.
An active retirement group which meet every Wednesday from 3 - 5pm for exercises, cards and dancing. They also organise holidays and others activities.
The Folk Group sing at the 12.30pm Sunday Mass.
Gospel Sharing Group
Gospel Sharing Group meet to reflect and pray with a scripture reading. Meeting takes place every Thursday at 7pm.
Legion of Mary
A lay catholic organisation. The meeting takes place on Monday nights 7.30 - 8.30pm. The members do some home and hospital visitation.
Mothers Prayer Group
Mothers prayer group meets regularly on Tuesdays 11 - 12noon.
The meeting for people with multiple sclerosis is held every monday 12.00 -2.00.
A support group for those who are overcoming addiction to narcotics. The group meet every Tuesday and Wednesday from 1.30pm - 2.30pm.
Parents and Toddlers
Parents and Toddlers (6 months to 3 years) meet every Monday morning 10.00 – 11.45am to have cuppa and a chat. There are lots of toys for the children to play with. It is a great opportunity for new mothers to meet and feel supported.
Gentle exercise class takes place every Wednesday morning from 10.00am -12.00 noon.
St. Joseph Young Priests Society
A Catholic lay organisation which helps support students for this priesthood through their prayers and financial support. The Society also encourages people to pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Meetings are on the second Thursday of the month at 8 - 9pm.
St. Vincent de Paul
St. Vincent de Paul (St. Martins Conference) is a house visitation group and meet every Monday evening 8.00pm -9.30pm..
The class takes place every Tuesday morning and Wednesday evening. Kids Yoga Wednesday evening.
For further information on any of the above contact the Parish Office on 066-7125932