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Support for seniors

No one should feel alone. We offer support, friendship and advocacy services.

Support for prisoners

We visit prisoners, offering compassion to them and their families and encourage fairer treatment in prisons.

Support for Irish Travellers

Advocating for the human rights of Travellers and helping to improve their situation in the criminal justice system.

The Irish Chaplaincy is the only charity supporting Irish prisoners across the whole of England and Wales. As a result of the research we’ve introduced, many prisons have rethought their approach to Travellers. We believe in a fairer more just society.


December 1, 2021

Light and Dark

A Benedictine Abbey and a German rock group: it was a curious juxtaposition with which to mark the beginning of the season of Advent and one of its most powerful…
November 28, 2021 in Blog, Faith

Advent and the Call to Conversion

Advent and the Call to Conversion Advent is Lent’s poor relation when it comes to abstinence and fasting. The season is no longer penitential in the way Lent continues to…
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November 17, 2021 in Blog

The Power of Music

Music, perhaps more than anything else, has the power to transport us to another time and place. (more…)
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November 11, 2021 in Blog

Dringling in the Lakes

It was the first day of our Autumn holiday and I’d picked up a book about lovely, quirky words coined in the English language that had never made it into…
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November 1, 2021 in Blog, Faith

November: month of the dead

NOVEMBER: THE MONTH OF THE DEADI had arrived in Mexico City a day or two after the Festival had finished but it was still possible to catch something of the…
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Become a Cairde

Become a Cairde (Gaelic for friend) with the Irish Chaplaincy and give a regular donation.

You can also send us your details if you wish to find out more about Volunteering opportunities and remembering Irish Chaplaincy in your will.