Fr Louis McDermott OMI has spent eight years with the Faith Community as Parish Priest at St Michael’s.

Prior to that he spent time in the Oblate parishes of South Hampton and Liverpool in England and was for many years in the Oblate parish at Darndale in Dublin.

In October 2018 Fr Louis celebrated his 50th year as a priest at St Michael’s in what was a most
memorable occasion for the Faith Community ( see Gallery).

Fr Louis is particularly committed to justice, peace and the integrity of creation and ‘All are Welcome’ would be a central tenet of his ministry.
A native of north County Dublin he is a keen Dublin football supporter and a former Dublin minor footballer. An avid Liverpool fan the anthem ‘ you will never walk alone’ can be frequently heard in our community celebrations.