This is a list of all parish and community groups and notices which relate to each. Click on the group name below for more information.

St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society

St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society is a lay organisation approved by the Irish Episcopal Conference. The purpose of the Society is to pray for vocations to the priesthood and the religious life and to assist financially students for the priesthood.

The local branch here in Carrickmacross was founded on 27th January 1981. Members are encourage to pray for vocations. To

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Children’s Mass Committee

Mgr. Shane McCaughey

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Finance Committee

Mgr.  Shane McCaughey

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Liturgy Group

Chairperson: Michael Callan
Secretary: Rosario Naughton

The Liturgy Group in St Joseph’s was established with the main objective of planning and co-coordinating Sunday liturgies and other special liturgies that take place throughout the year.

The group is made up of representatives of various groups in the parish including readers, Eucharistic ministers, the baptism committee, choirs and the pastoral team. The

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Parish Pastoral Council

President: Mgr. Shane McCaughey
Chairperson: Jim Cumiskey
Secretary: Alice Deery

The Pastoral Team in St Joseph’s was established in 2007 with the main aim of developing and nurturing the spiritual needs of the Parish.

Members of the committee were elected by a parish nomination and election process.

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Baptismal Team

Mgr.  Shane McCaughey

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St. Joseph´s Choir

Choir Master: Tom Clarke
Tel: 042 966 4541

Organist: Padraig O’Reilly
Tel: 042 9661548

Established in the early 1930s by the late Master Kieran Fahy, St. Joseph´s Choir is now a mixed voice choir comprising some 28 members.The Choir sings the 12 noon Mass every Sunday and at most of the major liturgical ceremonies. We have a varied repertoire of

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The Pope John Paul II Awards

Contact Parish Office for with any enquiries


If you are aged between 16 and 18 and living or going to school in participating Dioceses, the Pope John Paul II Award will enable you to become more actively involved in the life of your parish and community. Religion is not just for learning, nor a list of rules designed

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Steadfast House


Steadfast House Ltd Day Service provides a person centered range of daily skills based activities including learning, training, socialisation, sport activities, horticulture and work experience for adults with an intellectual disability.

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Blessed Sacrament Chapel

Contact Parish Office for with any enquiries

Blessed Sacrament Chapel Opening Hours:

Monday: 8.30 AM – 10.00 PM
Tuesday: 8.30 AM – 9.30 PM
Wednesday: 8.30 AM – 10.00 PM
Thursday: 8.30 AM – 9.30 PM
Friday: 8.30 AM – 10.00 PM
Saturday: 8.30 AM – 6.00 PM
Sunday: 1.00 PM – 7.00 PM

Please note that the Blessed Sacrament

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Spiritual Director Clogher Diocese: Rev. Jimmy Mc Phillips

Founded in St Francis Xavier Church, Gardiner St, Dublin on 28th December 1898 by Fr James A Cullen. The Pioneer Association promotes absentisim. Pioneer Associations in south Monaghan, co-ordinate days out and promote absentisim. Pioneer Association operate in Carrickmacross, Donaghmoyne, Killanny, Inniskeen, and Magheracloone.

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Carrickmacross Credit Union



President: Marie Brady
Vice President: Eugene O’Hanlon
Secretary: Aileen Devine

The Credit Union has been part of the fabric of Carrickmacross since it’s foundation in 1963. The individual member has always been central to the services on offer, security for your savings, fair interest charged on loans, free insurances provided on savings and loans ( subject

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