John Ardis


Current position and responsibilities:

  • Incumbent of Abbeystrewry Union since 2013
    He is also:
  • Diocesan Liturgical Adviser since 2009
  • Minor Canon of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral since 2011

Wider Church:

  • Member of the General Synod
  • Member  of the Diocesan Council
  • Member of Diocesan Board of Education
  • Member of Diocesan Education Committee
  • Diocesan Representative to the SPCK
  • Member of the Board of Saint Stephen’s Protestant Orphan Society
  • Member of the Bishops’ Appeal Advisory Committee

Contact details:




  • Ordained Deacon in  Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin in 2006
  • Ordained Priest in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin in 2007


  • University of Wales, Lampeter BA Archaeology and Medieval Studies, 2000
  • Trinity College, Dublin. B Th, 2006
  • CPE (1 unit), 2010

Previous ministry:

  • Christ Church Cathedral Group of Parishes, (Curate Assistant), Dublin, 2006-2008
  • Assistant Chaplain of St. James’ University Hospital, Dublin, 2006-2008
  • Chaplain to the Archbishop of Dublin, 2006-2008
  • Clerical Vicar of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, 2006-2008
  • Dean’s Vicar, St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral, 2008-2011
  • Assistant Chaplain of South Infirmary/Victoria Hospital,  2008-2011
  • Chaplain at University College, Cork, 2011-2013