Association of Leaders of
Missionaries & Religious of Ireland

The Association of Leaders of Missionaries and Religious of Ireland (AMRI) represents and promotes active collaboration between Religious Institutes, Societies of Apostolic Life and Lay Missionary Organisations.​ It seeks to respond to existing and emerging realities both in Ireland and overseas by supporting and energising the life and ministries of its members and of the wider church with a renewed sense of hope and relevance.


Welcoming Ukrainian Refugees

Forty-one member congregations and organisations of AMRI have offered accommodation to the incoming Ukrainian people driven from their land; including convents, retreat centres, former student accommodation, and houses big and small around the country.


We are recruiting

The Association of Leaders of Missionaries and Religious of Ireland (AMRI) is the leadership and representative body for missionaries and religious women and men in the Catholic Church in Ireland. We are looking for a Communications Coordinator.

Our Aims

Gospel Leadership

Mission and Dialogue

Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

Healing, Wellbeing and Wholeness


We Need to Talk 2

AMRI Lay Mission Committee held 'We Need to Talk 2' (16th November 7pm - 9pm). This webinar featured a panel discussion on how various individuals & groups were preparing for & engaging with the upcoming Synod in the Irish Church. There was also an opportunity for all participants to engage in further discussion in small groups.

Justice Desk

Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network

AMRI is delighted to announce the launch of the newly formed Ireland-Antenna of the Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network. The aim of this new antenna is to promote, advocate and campaign for economic Justice between Europe and Africa. At present there are 9 congregations involved but we would hope to encourage more to become involved.

Justice Desk

People’s Vaccine Alliance, Ireland

The Peoples Vaccine Alliance Ireland, of which AMRI is a member, is campaigning to upscale production of COVID-19 vaccines so they are available to everyone, everywhere. The fairest and most effective way to end this pandemic is to ensure that everyone, everywhere has access to COVID-19 vaccines, tests and treatments. But pharmaceutical company monopolies could leave countries

Upcoming Events

May 26, 2022
The Laudato Si’ Action Platform was launched in November 2021 to provide a global framework for Catholic organisations wishing to put Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si, into action and achieve ‘full sustainability’. The platform invites participants to take action across seven Laudato Si’ goals (customized by type of organization and geography) over seven years. One of the seven Laudato Si’…
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4 May - 8 June, 2022
Spiritan Mission Ireland & the Office of Mission and Ministry in the Archdiocese of Dublin Course: Mission Impossible – Becoming Agents of Change in Today’s World.  
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