Meet Our Parish Team

Fr. Cormac McNamara, S.M.

Parish Priest

Born in Dublin 1960.  Educated in Francis St. primary school and Synge St. secondary school.

Entered the Marist Fathers seminary in Miltown in 1980.  Celebrated Final Profession in 1986.

Ordained Deacon in St. Anne´s Whitechapel, London in 1987 and returned to Dublin for ordination to the priesthood in the parish of Donore Ave, in June of 1988.  Further Studies: BA Religious Education Mater Dei College; Masters in Religious Education Boston College.

Appoinments have included: C.U.S Leeson St., St. Mary´s College Dundalk, Kinharvie Retreat Centre Scotland, Holy Family Parish Dundalk, Chaplain to O´Fiach Vocational School Dundalk and Donahies Community School Dublin.  Marist Mission Peru 2003-2006.  The Province of Mexico 2007 -2013.  Spanish Region Leon 2013-2014.  Appointed as PP in Donore Ave July 2014.

 Contact Fr    tel  454 2425

Fr. David Corrigan, S.M.


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Fr. Alois Greiler, S.M.


Father Alois Greiler S.M., curate in St. Teresa’s Parish, Donore Avenue, Dublin, from 24 September 2017.

Father Alois was born in Passau, Germany in 1959. There he joined the Society of Mary (Marist Fathers). In 1988 he was ordained a priest.

Appointments included pastoral ministries in different regions of Germany. He completed a doctorate in theology in Louvain, Belgium, in 1998. For some years he worked in the general house of the congregation as Marist historian and researcher.

Publications include books and articles on the history of the Second Vatican Council and on the history and spirituality of the Society of Mary.

After six years as regional superior in Germany he went on a sabbatical period which took him to Fiji, New Zealand, the USA, and Greenland.

Since September 2017 Fr Alois belongs to the Marist community of Donore Avenue. He has a full time appointment as curate for the parish and is also a resource person for Marist history and spirituality giving talks and retreats. 

Contact Fr. Alois – tel  454 2425