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:




  • 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


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