Conor McCann

Conor has been actively involved in Church ministry, full or part time, voluntarily or professionally, for over 35 years, starting as Altar boy in his home parish of Meadowbrook in Dublin. Later he was a founding member of the Folk Group in that parish and had a leadership role in a youth organisation called the Peace Corps. During that 35 years he has lived in lay community which offered retreats to young people and parish groups as well engaging in parish outreach. He has also spent some time in religious life with the Order of Discalced Carmelites and was a full time member of a school retreat team. He completed his degree in Theology and Ministry in 1996 and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Religion and Education from DCU.
He applied for the Dublin Diocesan Parish Pastoral Worker programme in 2009 and after a rigorous selection and formation process, during which he worked in the parishes of Rowlagh and North William Street, he was commissioned by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin in 2010. He was first appointed to the Whitehall grouping of parishes (Whitehall, Beaumont & Kilmore). In 2016 he was appointed to Mulhuddart Parish and in 2018 he was appointed to the Athy Grouping of Parishes with particular responsibility for the parishes of Narraghmore & Moone. Conor is passionate about Leinster Rugby and Dublin Football. He is married and lives in the parish of Narraghmore.