Parish Contacts

Please find below your primary points of contact for information in the parish. Hover over their image to find out more.

Fr Paul began his ministry as Parish Priest January 2022 after serving as Parish Priest of St Mellitus in Tollington Park and before that the Hemel Hempstead parishes. prior to that he was Parish Priest at St Agnes Church, in Cricklewood. He is also the Director for the Westminster Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Fr Paul McDermott

Telephone: 020 8455 1300

Mary has been our music director for many years and is well known for leading the choir and playing at our 10.30 Mass

Mary Whittle Jones

Telephone: 020 8455 1300

Alvaro leads our Sunday school which takes place after the 10.30 Mass, and prepares children and parents for the sacraments. 

Alvaro Scrivano

Telephone: 020 8455 1300

Kasonde is the Parish Administrator and provides support with the day-to-day running of the Parish. She is available in the parish office, 10 am-3 pm  Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday  and Fridays.

Kasonde Konie

Telephone: 020 8455 1300

Our Groups

The Finance Committee

A requirement of Canon Law, advises the parish priest on all aspects of the financial arrangements of the parish. It meets every two months, overseeing regular income and expenditure, keeping a budget, and ensuring the financial health of the parish.

Fr  Paul McDermott
Sarah Chalk (Chair)
Joseph Constantine
Camille & Bosco Lo
Kasonde Konie (Parish Administrator)

Subcommittees of the Finance Committee

Health & Safety Subcommittee
Overlooks the requirements of legislation and the diocese for the safety of our facilities and procedures.

Fr Paul McDermott

Collection counters
A small team of parishioners counts the collection each week.
If you could help with this, please contact Fr Paul

Faith Formation Group

The Faith Formation Group Its role is to oversee all aspects of education, formation and spiritual growth in the parish.

Outreach Group

The Outreach Group Its role is to oversee our service ministries, parish pastoral care and evangelisation efforts, and it reaches out to parishioners and other groups within the parish (sometimes outside too) with a view to increasing and improving relationships within our parish and our community. We organise visits to parishioners who would like to be visited and we provide support to those in need.

Social Events Group

The Social Events Group  It is responsible for promoting parish social events, fostering greater hospitality, planning ways for newcomers to be welcomed into the parish, as well as coordinating parish volunteers. This committee aims to encourage Parish-wide fellowship through the organisation, facilitation and supporting of social events such as Christmas parties, shared lunches, events relating to the history of our church, culinary exhibitions, wine tasting, Antique Bazaars…

Fr Paul McDermott
Parish Priest
St Edward the Confessor
Roman Catholic Church

700 Finchley Road

Golders Green


NW11 7NE

020 8455 1300