Pioneers - Interceding for the Addicted

I appeared on the iWitness programme on RTE 1 on Sunday 8th June 2014 explaining my reason for becoming a pioneer. 

For those of you who may not have seen it, I enclose the following link if you wish to view it….


Pioneer Golf Classic 2014

Are you interested in organising a four-ball team to participate in the Pioneer Golf Classic on Friday 4th July 2014?


Golf Classic Booking Form

Please return to:
Raymond O'Connor, Pioneer Association, 27 Upper Sherrard Street, Dublin 1
or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone: 01 874 9464

2014 Lenten Challenge

Could You Do the Pioneers' Lenten Challenge?


(And if not why not?)

The Pioneer Association is making its annual appeal to Irish people, asking them to take a short-term pledge for the Lenten season which begins on Ash Wednesday 5 March, 2014.

National Ball 2014


Query Sheet 2014

2014querysheetQuery sheet for 2014 is available to download

Please note that the deadline for the return of the Query Sheet to Central Office is 31st March 2014.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Happy Christmas to our members and friends

christmascribThe Pioneer staff wishes all our members and friends of the Pioneer Association a very happy Christmas and a Joyful and Peaceful New Year!

Please note that Central Office will be closed from Monday 23rd December (after 1pm) and will re-open on Thursday 2nd January 2014.


Launch of the Pioneer Ten-Year Emblem and Certificate

ten year certificate

At our International Conference in September last, The Pioneer Association launched the Ten Year Emblem and Certificate for Pioneers who have completed ten years unbroken membership from the time of enrolment in the Full/Life Pioneer Membership category. Pioneers eligible to wear this emblem should be at least twenty-six years of age.

PTAA/Apostleship of Prayer Pilgrimage 2014

pioneerpilgrimage2014In the footsteps of the first missionaries to North America

Shrines of Quebec, Canada & Auriesville USA

Including St. Anne de Beaupre, Cap de la Madeline, Grosse Ille, Montreal, Kahnawake, Toronto, Auriesville USA & Niagara Falls

Spiritual Director: Fr. Bernard McGuckian, SJ

11th- 19th September 2014

Cost per person sharing: €1, 695

Insurance extra €55 (if you don't have your own)

For more details: Pioneer Association/Apostleship of Prayer Pilgrimage 2014