Ministries of the Province

Inspired by Francis of Assisi the friars of the Irish Province seek to follow in the footprints of Jesus in a spirit of brotherhood and joyful simplicity of life.  With our hearts turned toward the Lord we share his love and his Gospel in a wide variety of ministries among the forgotten and the lost.

– Celebrating the Sacrament

– Preaching the word of God

– Parish Missions and Retreats

– Counselling

– Working with immigrants

– Service to drug addicts, those living with HIV

– Spiritual Assistants to Secular Franciscan Order

– Spiritual Direction

– Ministry to the Poor Clares

-The care of creation

– Justice and Peace issues

– Missionaries – Zimbabwe, Latin America

– Parish ministry

– Teaching in schools

– Third level education

– Writing

– Artists

– Care for the Sick And Dying

– Chaplain to CIE

– Travelling People

– Pastoral Care of Christian Lay Movements