Who We Are 2017-04-28T07:26:57+00:00

Our Core Team

Maura Garrihy

Maura Garrihy, is originally from Ennistymon, Co Clare. She comes from a family of seven and after finishing secondary school she pursued studies in Theology and Business Studies in St Patricks College, Maynooth. She has over ten years experience of working with young people and enabling them to become the person they have been created to be. Her background to date includes leading a national secondary school retreat team for Youth 2000 Ireland, Spirit Radio, Catholic Comment founding member, frequent Speaker at Conferences, ongoing work in the area of evangelisation, formation and mission, Youth Ministry Director for her home Diocese, the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora, and most recently for the Diocese of Derry. She is excited to be part of this new work in the Lord, Holy Family Mission, and equally excited to be based once more in lovely Munster!

Patrick Reynolds

Patrick is a native of Scotland, and has been a full-time missionary and evangelist for nearly 15 years. He has been actively involved in youth ministry and family faith formation throughout this time, working with many groups and youth organisations such as Youth 2000, Youth 4 Truth, Cana Ireland and Spirit Radio, as well as ministering at a parish and diocesan level. Patrick has vast experience leading retreats and is a well seasoned Catholic speaker.

Patrick’s background is in Performing Arts, and Media, and he hopes to utilise these gifts in Holy Family Mission, in encouraging others to become missionaries. Patrick is married to Paula and they live at Holy Family Mission with their 6 beautiful children.

Fr. Patrick Cahill

Fr. Patrick Cahill from Thurles, Co. Tipperary is a priest of the Work of Jesus the High Priest who has been ministering as a missionary priest in Ireland and Italy since his ordination in 2009. He has a passion for youth ministry and thoroughly enjoys his position as chaplain to the Presentation Secondary School in Mitchelstown. He has been involved in Youth 2000 for over a decade now and became National Spiritual Advisor this year. His youth-friendly yet clear approach to teaching the faith has made him a regular at Youth 2000 events and a busy retreat leader in parishes and school throughout the country. As one of the founding members of Holy Family Mission he is delighted to have the possibility to work more intensely with the gifts of young people and help them to discover the hidden treasure of faith within them.

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