Accord, Diocesan Marriage Tribunal, St Mura's Adoption Society
Accord - Marriage & Relationship CounsellingAccord Provides Marriage and Relationship counselling for couples as well as individuals who are experiencing difficulties. We understand that many people can struggle with the idea of counselling however, we would like to reassure you of our commitment to providing a safe place to explore your current difficulties in a confidential, respectful and non-judgemental atmosphere.
Accord is also the Official providers of accredited marriage preparation courses for the Irish Bishops Conference. This course is for couples choosing to get married in the Catholic Church. The course offers couples the opportunity to reflect on their journey ahead.
You can contact the Accord office on 0749122218 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also book your Marriage Preparation Course on line at www.accord.ie
Diocesan Marriage TribunalThe Diocesan Marriage Tribunal is established to deal specifically with questions or doubts about the validity of a marriage. If you wish to make a petition for a declaration of nullity or obtain further information please contact your local priest or the Tribunal Office Secretary: Kathleen Kelly at: 074 9121853, on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Also Fr. John Joe Duffy can be contacted on Tuesdays and Fr. Eamonn McLaughlin on Wednesdays at 074 9121853.
The website of the Armagh Regional Marriage Tribunal is:
St Mura's Adoption SocietySt Mura's is an accredited adoption agency, under the 2010 Adoption Act We recognise that adoption has an impact on those involved in adoption throughout their lives and we seek to provide a comprehensive and supportive service open to all involved. We provide a post adoption service for adopted people, adoptive parents and birth/natural parents including contact in adoption, information and tracing, and counselling services:
- Anyone wishing to trace a birth parent or a child placed for adoption is welcome to contact us.
- We welcome contact from adoptive parents in relation to any questions they might have.
- Where the families agree we provide support for ongoing contact in adoption with the birth/natural children and the adoptive families.
- We also provide access to information for people who were placed in the Nazareth House in Fahan and liaise with other adoption agencies throughout Ireland and the Adoption Authority of Ireland.
St Mura's also carries out Section 20 assessments on behalf of The Child and Family Agency for custody and access cases in the courts.
Contact St Mura's Adoption Society
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