Our Aims

  • To foster brotherly love among our members and to develop social bonds among our members and their families
  • To support one another in the practice of our Faith.
  • To support and encourage Brothers, their families and widows as needs arise.
  • To support Brothers in difficulty or need including maintaining and administering benevolent funds through the Catenian Association Benevolent and Children’s Fund
  • To advance the interests and development of young Catholics and to assist them in the choice or pursuit of a career, including the promotion and support of the Catenian Association Bursary Fund
  • To help our clergy and to encourage and support vocations to the religious life in appropriate ways.
  • To support charities which the Circle, Province or Association considers are worthy and relevant.
  • to promote and support The Catenian Association Bursaary Fund*

Our Values

  • We will always be encouraging, supportive and helpful to fellow members and their families and be non judgemental in any dealings.We will behave in a courteous manner at meetings and functions, observing dress codes and maintaining high standards of behaviour.
  • We will always strive to live our personal and business lives in accordance with the ideals of our Catholic faith, where every person matters.
  • We encourage each other to take part in public life through individual action but we do not bring our political affiliations into our meetings or social gatherings.
  • We will always recognise that the Circle with its Brothers and their families is the most important entity of the Association.
  • We will ensure that the Association’s governing bodies do all that is possible to enable each Circle to flourish.
  • We will abide by the Obligations of Membership.

*This fund exists to help young Catholics between 16 and 24 to undertake voluntary work that benefits other people and assists a volunteer's personal development.

Read more about the Bursary Fund here


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