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

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.  

Find out more........

Private Members Draw 2013-2014


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

Enter now for your chance to win!

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!