Conference Talks - CD Set


The cd set of talks from the 'The Spirit That Sets us Free - Overcoming Addiction' conference held in All Hallows college on the 28th/29th September 2013 are available now to order from the Pioneer Association. You can order your copies directly from Central Office (01 874 9464) or via our on-line shop -

Fifty People One Question - An Internal Question

fiftypeople - one question - an internal question video

We took to the streets to ask people a simple yet meaningful question. Our intention is to strike up a conversation on the topic and to invite people's feedback. Your comments and opinions are appreciated and may appear in our magazine, and/or on our website, facebook and twitter accounts.

Seeking interested writers

requestforwritersAre You An Experienced Writer interested in Writing for Pioneer magazine?

You could earn a few Euro and see your work in print!

Pioneer magazine, a Jesuit Publication since 1948, is currently seeking new writers – lay and religious - for the coming year.  We are looking for articles to cover a wide range of topics from religion and spirituality, history, general knowledge, health and fitness, science and nature to name but a few.  

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Private Members Draw 2013-2014


Private Members Draw begins shortly......,

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Students take the November Pledge

stmarysbelfastCongratulations to the 24 students in St Mary's College, Belfast who took the short-term pledge for November recently.

Wishing you all the best with it and may you be a positive example and source of inspiration to your fellow peers!   

EWTN Series on Sacred Heart

Fr. Barney photoFr Bernard Mcguckian, SJ, Central Spiritual Director of the PTAA, presents a series on St Margaret Mary and the Sacred Heart. The series begins on Sunday November 3rd at 9am with repeats on Tuesday at 2pm, Wednesday at 8pm and Saturday at 1.30am

Check this out if you wish to know more about the history of the Sacred Heart devotion. The series will also feature an episode on the Pioneer Association and its contribution to society in the promotion of the virtue of Temperance. 

Worth watching!

November Short-Term Pledge

NOVEMBER HEADER2Short-Term Pledge for November — Month of the Holy Souls

By a long-standing Irish custom, many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer this sacrifice for the benefit of their deceased loved ones, and for all the Souls in Purgatory.

You can do likewise!

Christmas Cards & 2014 Calendar

2012christmascardsOrder your Christmas Cards and 2014 Sacred Heart Calendar today!

Contact Central Office - (00353) 01 874 9464 or order via our On-Line shop.

Hearts and Minds

conference1Two hundred people attended the conference on addiction hosted by the Pioneer Association in All Hallows on 28th/29th September 2013. The theme of the conference was titled ‘The Spirit That Sets Us Free’ – Overcoming Addiction.

It was a great success and proved to be a very informative and educational weekend on the issue of addiction from a variety of different perspectives. Thanks to all those who attended our conference and especially to our speakers who gave such wonderful and inspiring talks.