Private Members' Draw 2012/2013

membersdraw2012Your chance to win!!!!

 The first draw will take place on Wednesday, 21st November 2012

Membership is €7.00 / £6.00 sterling per month
or €40.00 / £34.00 sterling for six months


Christmas Cards & 2013 Calendar

2012christmascardsOrder your Christmas Cards and 2013 Sacred Heart Calendar today!

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

New pioneer leaflets available

letsreallytalkaboutalcoholThe following leaflets were launched at the International Eucharistic Congress which took place in Dublin in June 2012. They are available to order by centres/individuals who wish to promote the Pioneer Association in their parish.

Contact Pioneer Association at (00 353) 01 874 9464 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alternatively the leaflets can be ordered directly from our on-line shop.

Knock 2012 - Homily

knockshrine2012Notes for a sermon preached by Fr Bernard J. McGuckian S.J. at Knock Shrine on the occasion of the joint Pioneer/Matt Talbot Pilgrimage on Sunday, July 15th, 2012.

Gradam Application Form 2012

The application form for entry into this year's 2012 Gradam Awards is available for download.

Gradam Application Form 2012


Gradam Awards 2012

GRADAM na RÉADÓIRÍgradampennant

Presentation of Pennants and Certificates will take place on Saturday, 12 May, 2012 in the Church of St Francis Xavier,
Gardiner Street, Dublin 1 at 2.00pm

Chief Celebrant:
Fr Bernard J McGuckian, SJ

Women’s Mini-Marathon 2012

minimarathon2012The Mini-Marathon has become such a popular event that we will make use of the opportunity to raise awareness of the PTAA at a broader level.  As part of our fundraising plans for 2012, the Pioneer Association intends to take part in this year’s  Women’s’  Mini-Marathon  in  Dublin  on Monday, 4 June 2012. It is hoped that a contingent of walkers/runners would enter on behalf of the Pioneer Association to raise funds so we can continue our mission into the future. 

Pioneers Prepare for the 50th Eucharistic Congress

iec-2012The Pioneer Association will be one of hundreds of Irish and international exhibitors participating  in the 50th Eucharistic Congress. 

Pioneer Association Elects New President

robertshannonToday (Thursday 23 February 2012) Robert Shannon won  the Pioneer Association’s presidential election. Today’s result marks Robert’s second win in the Pioneers’ presidential race. He was first elected President in 2009.

Feel the Benefits of the Pioneer Pledge – Pioneer Association Appeals to Public To Consider their 2012 Lenten Pledge

This Ash Wednesday (22 February 2012) the Pioneer Association is inviting members of the general public to take up the Association’s traditional Lenten pledge.

The Pioneer Lenten pledge is a short-term pledge that can be taken for the six weeks  of Lent during which takers choose to abstain from alcohol and to recite the Pioneer prayer or reflection twice daily.