O'Loughlin's Serving Ireland
Patrick was born in the Republic of Ireland and met Michelle in America while they were both touring with Covenant Players, an international drama ministry. Patrick pastored in Massachusettes for almost fifteen years.
Since returning to Ireland in 2014, we have been actively assisting Irish churches to share the living message of Christ. We are currently serving at Lighthouse Church Dublin which meets at the Odeon Cinema Blanchardstown. We are part of the leadership team for both Navan & Dublin Locations. We have oversight of Connect Groups, Next Steps, and the Welcome/Hospitality Teams. We also assist with all special events, community outreaches, and mission teams.
Patrick and Michelle have been married for 29 years and have four children. Lauren is a doctor in Ireland. Liam is a nurse in England. Lilia goes to Trinity in Dublin, studying Biology. Leisha is in secondary school with only one year left!
What We Do
We 'Do Justly. Love Mercy. Walk Humbly' Micah 6:8
We have joined forces with Pastor Jamie Corcoran at Lighthouse Church. We initially partnered with him as they began their first church plant. We got here ten months in and rolled up our sleeves to fill in any gaps. What we discovered was a vision beyond one church plant, but to inspire the whole nation to find their extra-ordinary purpose in Christ. We find ourselves involved locally, nationally, and internationally.
On a local level, Patrick is a part of the Pastoral Team. Our roles are wide and deep including teaching, leading, and caring for those in Blanchardstown and Navan. Honestly, we do whatever it takes to help these churches to grow and be vibrant in the community. We are honored to be one of the “team” with a united purpose to see the Irish know God through faith in Jesus.
Nationally, we partner with three ministries by being readily available and supportive in all their endeavors. We help build new church plants through our partnership with ARC. We volunteer in their conferences and workshops. We are also involved with CCI. We help in their annual conference, on their Care Team, and leadership training. Further Faster is a ministry we support here so we can encourage church growth and relevance in the existing Irish Churches.
We have also been able to participate with Mission Teams that come from the USA to help with us here at Lighthouse Church. We have worked in the community cleaning, painting, and doing outreaches. We especially love hosting Dr. Michael Ferris when he comes with his potter’s wheel and speaks on broken lives being restored through the healing hands of God. We have traveled all over Ireland, Uk, and further into Europe to help him spread this powerful visual message through the medium of the arts. Lastly, we have been able to put together teams from our church so they can be a part of mission’s in Brazil.