Accord is an agency of the Catholic Church which aims to promote a deeper understanding of Christian Marriage and offer people the means to safeguard and nourish their marriage and family relationships. It offers a safe, professional, and confidential process facilitating couples and individuals to explore, reflect upon and resolve difficulties in their marriage and relationship.
Accord is committed to providing a quality service. Personnel coming from a wide variety of backgrounds, are appropriately trained.
Accord responds to the challenges facing Christian marriage today and affirms its value in an ever-changing world. It empowers couples to explore and reflect on:
  • the essential elements of marriage
  • the purpose and value of their choices within a committed relationship.


If you wish to book a pre-marriage course, please visit the website on and bookings can be made online.

If you need to print a wedding booklet, then you can access this information also from the accord website  – – under Helpful Resources, For Couples and Individuals – – Wedding Mass Booklet

Please click on Statement concerning freedom to marry if you need this form.
Waterford Office: St. John’s Pastoral Centre, John’s Hill, Waterford.
Tel 051-878333 Fax 051-843107 Email [email protected]
Director/Contact: Ms Teresa O’Donovan/Ms Mary O’Sullivan
Service hours: Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm;
Clonmel Office: St Mary’s Pastoral Centre, Irishtown, Clonmel
Tel/Fax 052-24144 Email [email protected]
Director/Contact: Ms Ann Laycock
Service hours: Monday-Friday, 10.00 am-12.30 pm