Frequently Asked Questions

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Do all members receive full lists, updated monthly?

Is it confidential?

How safe is it?

What is the cost & are there any extras to pay?

Are there members in Ireland, and how much do they pay?

Is it open to Separated & Divorced Catholics?

How many members are in London & S.E. England?

Do all members receive full lists, updated monthly?

Yes. There are no separate classes of membership. All members receive monthly updated lists.
Those receiving monthly bulletin updates by email are sent the full lists of members, including those who do not have internet access. Similarly those receiving the bulletins by post are sent the full lists of male/female members as appropriate.


Is it confidential?

Yes. Each member is allocated a unique box number and their full name, postal address and telephone number are not made available to other members. Nor is their email address unless they specifically request that it be included in their entry. All postal communications are sent in plain envelopes, with no indication on the outside that they are from Catholic Singles.


How safe is it?

All members are required to sign to the effect that they are single, practising Catholics, and then confirm their postal addresses by acknowledging a welcome letter. This, together with the £10 charitable donation, discourages applicants from joining casually. Each member is also sent an Instructions & Advice leaflet advising on sensible steps to take.


What is the cost and are there any extras to pay?

The cost of joining is £30 to have an entry and receive the monthly bulletins by email, for one year. Of this £10 is donated to charity. After the first year, the renewal cost is just £10 per year. The first bulletin, with the full list, is posted automatically, but for the 12 further bulletins to be posted rather than emailed there is a small annual charge of £12 to cover printing & postage.


Are there members in Ireland, and how much do they pay?

Yes, we have members in Ireland, north & south. Many pay in sterling, but for those who would prefer to pay in Euros the cost of joining for one year is 20 Euros (or 30 Euros to receive all the monthly bulletins by post).


Is it open to Separated & Divorced Catholics?

Yes, and many of our members are in the Association of Separated & Divorced Catholics, founded in Salford in 1981. Contact details of the ASDC are on our links page, but their website is www.asdcengland.org.uk As well as meeting others with similar experiences advice is also available on the annulment process. For further help visit links on diocesan websites or www.clsgbi.org

How many members are in London & S.E. England?

Approximately one third, i.e. just over two hundred, of our members live in London & S.E. England, one third in N.W. England and one third in Scotland, Wales, Ireland and other regions in England. A small number live in other countries.