Stephen McCann

Current parish and responsibilities:

Incumbent of Ballydehob Union since 2010

Wider Church:

Member of the General Synod
Member of Diocesan Council

Contact details:

Telephone: (028) 37117
Email: click here


Ordained Deacon in Saint Benedict’s Abbey Church, Atchison, Kansas, USA in 1997
Ordained Priest in Saint Benedict’s Abbey Church, Atchison, Kansas, USA in 1998


Doctoral Studies in Dogmatic Theology, Gregorian University, 2002, Rome, Italy
License in Sacred Theology, Gregorian University, 1999, Rome, Italy
Master of Arts in Christian Spirituality, Creighton University, 1994, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Master of Arts in Theology; Boston College, 1989, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Secondary Teacher Certification, Benedictine College, 1986, Atchison, Kansas, USA
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology & Religious Studies, Benedictine College, 1983, Atchison, Kansas, USA

Previous ministry:

Secondary School Teacher, Maur Hill Prep School,  Atchison, Kansas, USA, 1986-1994
Guidance Counsellor, Maur Hill Prep School, Atchison, Kansas, USA, 1992-1993
Subprior, Saint Benedict’s Abbey, Atchison, Kansas, USA, 1992-1996
Instructor, Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas, USA, 1994-1996
Chaplain, Abtei der Benediktinnerin, Chiemsee, Germany, 2000-2001
House Assistant/Carer, L’Arche, Liverpool, England, Feb-Jun 2002
Office Assistant, Rydal Hall, Rydal, England, 2002-2003
Assistant Warden/Volunteer Coordinator, Rydal Hall, Rydal, England, 2004-2005
Curate, Holy Trinity, Kendal Parish Church, Kendal, England, 2005-2010