To serve those areas without Centers, we have established a National Office. No concern is too small; if it’s important to you, it is to us. And if you are well and truly settled and “doing fairly well” and you would like to help in any way, we will be glad to channel that goodwill to the more recently arrived.



Kristopher Keating
2500 E Cary St # 220
Richmond, VA 23233
860 250 4792


Irish Immigration Pastoral Centers in the United States

Irish Immigration Pastoral Center,
San Francisco
5340 Geary Blvd., Suite 206
San Francisco, CA 94121

Phone: 415-752-6006
Fax: 415-752-6910

Celine Kennelly, Executive Director

Fr. Brendan McBride, Chaplain

Irish Pastoral Centre, Boston
15 Rita Road
Dorchester, MA 02124

Phone: 617-265-5300

Fr Dan Finn, Acting Executive Director

Fr. Dan Finn, Chaplain

Irish Immigrant Services, Chicago
c/o Irish American Heritage Center
4626 North Knox Ave, S. 308B
Chicago, IL 60630

Phone: 312-337-8445
Fax: 312-337-8446

Michael Collins, Executive Director

Fr. Michael Madigan, Chaplain


Irish Outreach Center, San Diego
2725 Congress Street 2G
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: 619-291-1630

Stephen Aherne, Executive Director

Fr. Nicholas Clavin, Chaplain

Seattle Irish Immigration Support Group, Seattle
P.O. Box 75123
Seattle, WA 98175

Phone: 425-244-5147
Fax: 847-890-7839

Nanci Spieker, Chair

Fr John Madigan, Chaplain

Irish Outreach Ocean City, Ocean City, MD (May-September)

Irish J-1 Student Program
1208 North Baltimore Avenue, Apt. 1,
Ocean City, MD 21842

Phone: 443-523-6978

Lisa Romersa, Administrator

Facebook: Irish Outreach Ocean City, Maryland


Irish Travelers as a mobility ministry in conjunction with IAUSA.

Contact: Kristopher Keating

Irish Pastoral Centers Worldwide

The Irish Apostolate is a collaborative effort of the sending Irish Church and receiving Churches in dioceses around the world. The Apostolate is the responsibility of the Irish Episcopal Council for Emigrants of the Irish Bishops Conference.

Irish Episcopal Council for Emigrants– Worldwide Contact

Chair: Bishop John Kirby
Emigrant Officer: Brian Hanley
Administrator: Bernie Martin

Columba Centre
Co Kildare
W23 P6D3
Tel: 00 353 1 5053155
Fax: 00 353 1 6292363

Irish Chaplaincy (Britain)  
CEO: Eddie Gilmore
Administrator: Declan Ganly

50-52 Camden Square
London NW1 9XB
Tel: 00 44 20 74 82 55 28
Fax: 00 44 20 74 82 48 15
Tel: +44 (0)207 482 5528

Traveller Equality Project
Project Officer: Ellena Costello

50-52 Camden Square
London NW1 9XB
Tel: 00 44 20 74 82 55 25
Fax: 00 44 20 74 82 48 15