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.
If you are a teenager and your Mum or Dad has a drinking problem, you can see what it’s doing to them.
But can you see what it’s doing to you?
For Information on your local meeting, Contact Jacinta
50+ Active Age Group Welcome
Meetings held Tuesday nights at 8pm in Mount St. Anne’s to help people affected by alcoholism. All are welcome to attend.
Alot of very helpful information can be found on al-anon offiical website.
Clonad GAA Club Welcome
A voluntary Organisation which offers support and help to those who are faced with a crisis pregnancy. There are 16 Centres around the country. Contact the above number for your nearest.
St. Vincent De Paul in Portlaoise is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.
The aim of the St Vincent de Paul Society is to tackle poverty in all its forms through the provision of practical assistance to those in need.
Rehabilitation/After Care Support Groups available in Midlands.
Merchants Quay Midlands Project are currently setting up support groups for people who are working towards achieving a drug/alcohol free lifestyle.
We woul love to meet with you and discuss how you can move forward in dealing with addiction and relapse prevention issues. For more information contact Angela.
This a free and confidential service.
“A Community of Hospitality, Hope and Justice”.
Join the Legion of Mary.
Weekly meetings in the Prayer Room every Wednesday at 8pm.
Works include home to home visitation, hospital visitation, sale of Catholic papers, any other contact – work to spread the faith.
For further details contact the Prayer Room on any Wednesday night at 8:00pm or phone.
GROW Community Mental Health Movement meets weekly in Portlaoise Parish Centre at 7.30pm on Wednesdays. If you feel anxious, isolated or are suffering from stress why not come to learn a practical psychology of mental health.
GROW Promoting Positive Mental Health.
Lenten Scripture Group Welcome.
Through a team of volunteers the Parish reaches out to support, to comfort and console those whose loved one has died. Facing the death of a loved one is a very painful experience and draws upon our deepest emotions, both mentally and spiritually. Whatever your bereavement be it the death of a parent, spouse, brother, sister,child relative or friend, we can help you in every way we can.
One to one support is available by making an appointment with a member of the Bereavement Support Team.
A society of lay people who pray and work to foster and support vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Meets monthly.