The Catenian Association is a Catholic men’s organisation founded in Manchester in 1908. It is divided into Circles which are grouped by Province geographically.
The Association is an International organisation with Circles (branches) throughout the UK, Australia, Malta, Republic of Ireland, India (Goa) Africa (South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe).
It has approximately 11,000 members belonging to over 350 Circles, and continues to expand internationally as well as in the UK.
The Head office is based in Coventry and appoints a Grand President annually.
The Aims of the Association are:-
- To foster brotherly love among the members
- To develop social bonds among the members and their families
- To advance the interests of members and their dependants by individual or collective action
- To advance the interests of young Catholics and to assist them in the choice or pursuit of a career
- To establish and maintain benevolent funds
Many Catenians play a prominent role in their local parishes, diocese and Catholic lay organisations.
The Association is non-political and is not a fund raising or Catholic action pressure group.
For further information contact :-The Catenian Association
2nd Floor, 1, Copthall House
Tel.: 024 7622 4533
Visit the Catenian Website – www.thecatenians.com