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Scala Team

Brian Nolan CSsR
Gerry O' Connor CSsR

Brian is the Coordinator of Scala and comes from Limerick City.  Before moving to Scala he live in the parish of Cherry Orchard for 2 years and in the Redemptorist Community, Limerick for four years.  Brian was member of Redemptorist Parish Mission team from 2009 to 2017Brian is currently member of the Redemptorist Provincial Leadership Team, serving a second term.

Michael Forde CSsR

Michael is a Redemptorist from Galway and works as a hospital chaplain in a number of the Cork Hospitals. He spent some years working on parish missions in the west of Ireland and a further term in parish work in Brazil. Michael is the longest serving member of the Scala community, moving here in 2000.

Pat Sugrue CSsR

Pat is originally from Caherciveen in Co. Kerry.  Pat is a Redemptorist and spent the majority of his Redemptorist life working and ministering in the Philippines.  Pat moved to Scala at the end of 2015. Prior to coming to Cork he live in Dundalk where he was curate in the Parish.  Pat enjoys reading and travelling.

Megan Sarl

Megan is from Cork City and took part in the Meitheal programme in 2010/2011 as part of the Christ King Meitheal team. For many years Megan volunteered in Scala while studying Youth and Community Work in UCC.  She joined the team in 2018 when she was employed as Outreach Coordinator.

Joe Byrne

Joe is from Carrigtwohill Co.Cork and married with two adult sons. He joined our team in May 2011 and is responsible for the landscaping and general maintenance of Scala.

JP O' Riordan CSsR

J.P. is from Kanturk Co. Cork. He is a Redemptorist and after many years as a missioner both in Nigeria and Ireland, he has taken up his new ministry as curate in Mahon Parish.

Pa Cotter

Pa is from Kilworth Co. Cork and is married with one child. His interests are photography, soccer and scouting. Pa is Scala’s Youth Leadership Development Coordinator with his main role coordinating the Meitheal Youth Leadership Programme.  Pa is also responsible for day to day management of the youth ministry team alongside the Scala Coordinator.

Celia Cronin

Celia is from Cork City and joined the Scala team in October 2012. Her role is as Administrative Assistant. Celia is responsible for providing administrative and clerical services.

John Swaine

John is from Mahon and married. John is an avid sports fan and a huge Liverpool supporter. He joined our team in 2012 and is responsible for the landscaping and general maintenance of Scala.

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