Holy Orders

The sacrament of Holy Orders recognises someone’s call to serve the community through priesthood or as a diaconate. While the priest celebrates mass and all seven sacraments, the permanent diaconate as an ordained ministry supports the work of the priest and the lay ministry. 

If you are interested in finding out more about either the priesthood or the permanent diaconate in the Archdiocese of Dublin, you can contact the Diocesan Vocations Director or others at the contact details below:


Rev. Eamonn Bourke,
Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe College, Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3.
Phone: (01) 808 7561. Mobile: 086 834 6071.
Assistant Director: Rev. Donal Roche
Phone: (01) 6212560
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.priest.ie


Fr. Kevin Doran, Director for the Permanent Diaconate,
Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe College, Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3.
Phone: (01) 808 7531. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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