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Here you will see the names of the priests who served in our parish since the Solemn Blessing and opening of the church on Saturday, December 8th, 1973, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, by the Most Rev. Dermot Ryan, Archbishop of Dublin.
You can read more details on each priest by clicking on their photographs.
Our current Parish Priest Fr Liam Belton was appointed as Parish Priest and Moderator of the Pastoral area of Dundrum, Ballinteer, Meadowbrook on 5th September 2015.
Fr Liam Belton P.P., Moderator
The Pastoral area is delighted to welcome two priests from the diocese of Yola, Nigeria.
Fr Anselm Kachalla and Fr Julius Bare will be with us from September 2018 to September 2020
Fr Anselm Kachalla
Fr Julius Bare
are the priests who served in St John the Evangelist Parish, Ballinteer,
Dublin 16, since the church opened in 1973.
Canon Sean Carey P.P, (Deceased), 1974 - 1992 and 1992 - 2001 Pastor Emeritus
Fr. Michael Loftus, 1969 - 1979. Subsequently Parish Priest in Kilmacud (Deceased)
Fr Owen Lynch, 1974 - 1980
Fr Michael Neenan, March 1980 - July 1980
Fr. Brendan Quinlan, 1978 - 1986
Fr Liam Murtagh, 1975 -1983
Fr Michael Hurley, 1986 - 1996
Fr. Paddy Barnard (Deceased), 1980 - 1988
Fr. Tony Maher (Deceased), 1988 - 1990
Fr Gerry Thornbery, 1990 - 1995
Canon John Battelle P.P., 1992 - July 2006.
He served as Pastor Emeritus until his death on 29/1/2012
Monsignor Patrick Keavney, (Deceased), 1995 - 1996
Fr Jim O 'Sullivan, 1996 - 2009 (Deceased)
Fr Gay Slattery, 1996 - 2001
Fr Matty O 'Farrell, 2001 - July 2006
Fr Richard Behan, P.P., Mod., July 2006 - July 2015
Fr Brian Edwards, May 2009 - August 2009
Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza, Sept 2010 - March 2011
Fr Gerald Byaruhanga, April 2011 - 30th October 2011
Fr Richard Fasuyi, 1st November 2011 - 29th December 2013
Fr Unoch Usifo, 1st July - 31st Sept 2012
Fr Danny MacLennan, 8th January 2014 - 15th July 2014
Fr Moses, 6th August 2014 - 30th September 2014
Fr Emmanuel, 2nd September 2014 - 23rd June 2016
Fr Charles, 2nd September 2014 - 23rd June 2016
Fr Liam Belton, P.P., Mod., 5th September 2015 - Present
Fr Moses, 1st July 2016 - 30th September 2016
Fr Fidelis, 2nd September 2016 - 31st July 2018
Fr Christopher Okoye, 2nd September 2016 - 24th September 2018
Fr Anselm Kachalla, 5th September 2018 - Present
Fr Julius Bare, 5th September 2018 - Present
May God bless & protect each one of them.
Fr Richard Behan
Canon Paddy Battelle RIP
Canon Sean Carey RIP
Fr Jim O'Sullivan RIP
Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza
Click on Fr Gerald's's photo to read about him and of the wonderful Orphanage he runs in Uganda.
Fr Brian Edwards
Fr Matty O'Farrell
Fr Gay Slattery P.P
Fr Richard Fasuyi
Fr Danny MacLennan
Fr Christopher Okoye