Deaf Support Chaplain

John Patrick Doherty is the new Chaplain with the National Chaplaincy for Deaf People. John Patrick will be working with Deaf People as part of the national Chaplaincy for Deaf People(NCDP).

The National Chaplaincy for Deaf People (NCDP) aims to assist Deaf People and the
Deaf Community by providing liturgical services and pastoral support across Ireland.
The team provide chaplaincy services to Deaf schools in Ireland and support for pupils and their parents in mainstream schools and schools that have deaf units attached. They also provide help, support, and preparation for Deaf People in receiving the Sacraments as requested. Additional pastoral services include:

o Home and Hospital Visits
o Bereavement support and Spiritual support
o Private Counselling
o Deaf Advocating
o Training for Ministry
o Annual lead retreats and pilgrimage to Lourdes and other places of interest
o Interpreting for Baptisms, Holy Communions, Confirmation, Weddings and Funerals

John Patrick Doherty contact details:
Mobile: 087 9062947

Bishop Brendan celebrated Mass with the Deaf Community  at 3pm on the 19th December at your centre in 96A O'Connell Street.

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‘The Goldies’

Social Group for Hard of Hearing Adults


The Goldies meet once a month for an informal coffee morning in our resource centre.  The group  participates in activities such as flower arranging, yoga, day trips, weekend breaks, talks and       presentations, that are organised throughout the year.  The group enjoy being able to socialise with others who understand their communication needs and often share experiences and tips on living with a hearing loss.


* New Members Welcome *

If you would like more information please contact:

Kathleen Daffy, Community Resource Officer,, Perry Street, Limerick.

061-467494 - 086-8112513 -