Pastor

Fr Robert Mitchell, Pastor - St Luke's Catholic Church - Barefoot Bay FL Born in London, England in 1949 and moved to Republic of Ireland in 1960.  Ordained for the Archdiocese of Dublin in 1973 and spent eleven years in the Archdiocese before moving to the Diocese of Ferns in the S.E. corner of Ireland where he spent eight years.

Came to the U.S. in 1992 and was appointed Associate Pastor at Holy Redeemer, Kissimmee.  Returned to Ireland in 1995 to work on a Green Card.  Finally returned to the U.S. in 1997 and was appointed Associate Pastor of St. Mary, Rockledge.  In 2001 (on 9/11!) became Pastor of Holy Redeemer, Kissimmee.  Transferred to St. Ann in Haines City in 2007 and spent eight years there as Pastor. 

Transferred to St. Luke as Pastor in July 2015 in succession to the late Fr. Yvon Haché.

Speaks English, French and Spanish and a little Irish (Gaelic)

Love Classical Music, Gardening and Reading.  Favorite Saint:  St. Joseph.