St. John’s Pastoral Centre

St. John’s Pastoral Centre is located in the grounds of Bishop’s House, John’s Hill, Waterford.

It contains conference & meeting rooms, all diocesan Offices & Accord.  More information on these offices can be found under ‘Our Services’.

The Pastoral Centre was opened in September 2005, following the closure of St. John’s College. Many groups use the Centre for meetings & seminars including:

  • Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Council
  • Diocesan Liturgy Commission
  • Diocesan Pastoral Council
  • Diocesan Senate Committee
  • Diocesan Retirement Committee
  • Diocesan Safeguarding Committeeand many more……………….


Directions to St. John’s Pastoral Centre (X91HW9D)
From Clonmel/Wexford/Dublin:
Go over the bridge and follow the signs for City Centre and N25.
Keep following the route for N25 until you reach St. John’s Church which will be on your left.
At these traffic lights, turn left.
Keep going through the next set of lights, up John’s hill.
When you reach the top of the hill and it levels off, you will see a housing estate on the left called ‘The Elms’.
St. John’s Pastoral Centre is on the right.  (Grey wall with dark grey top)

From Dungarvan/Cork
At Butlerstown roundabout, take a right and follow the signs through for Hospital.
Keep going through each roundabout until you reach the Farronshoneen roundabout.
At this, turn left.
Keep going straight until you reach a set of traffic lights on a major junction.
Go through this set of lights.
St. Patrick’s Hospital and the Cheshire Home is on your right.
St. John’s Pastoral Centre is the next entrance on the left. (Grey wall with dark grey top)


St John’s Pastoral Centre, John’s Hill, Waterford, X91 HW9D
Tel (051) 874199

Email: [email protected]

Administrator: Ms Mary Dee (Email: [email protected])
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9.00 am-5.00 pm