Priesthood / Diaconate

If you have an interest in finding out more about the path to priesthood or the permanent diaconate in the Archdiocese of Dublin, you are very welcome to contact our Diocesan Vocations Director:

Very Rev. Enda Cunningham
Tel: 01 808 7561.


Permanent Diaconate: Permanent Diaconate is an ordained ministry which complements Priesthood and Lay Ministry. In 2008, Archbishop Martin began the process of establishing the permanent diaconate in Dublin.
Further information can be obtained from:

Very Rev John Gilligan, Director for the Permanent Diaconate,
Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe College, Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3.
Direct Line: 01 808 7531. Email:

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