Sharing the Good News at Ohio State
Fr. Vincent McKiernan, C.S.P.

Paulist Fr. Vincent Walter "Vinny" McKiernan was born Jan. 15, 1931.  He grew up in Inwood, the northernmost neighborhood in Manhattan in New York City. He attended Inwood's Good Shepherd Church, which was then served the Paulist Fathers.

Fr. Vinny made his first promises to the Paulist community on Sept. 8, 1951.  He was ordained a priest on May 11, 1957.

A veteran Catholic campus minister, Fr. Vinny serves at St. Thomas More Newman Center at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.

He previously served on the faculty at our seminary; as our community's director of novices; and on the staff of the Paulist Center in Boston. 

He also is an experienced retreat director who conducts retreats on “Centering Prayer,” “Healing Life's Hurts” and “Praying Your Life.”

Feature article: "A Good Shepherd In Ordinary Time," a celebration of the 60th anniversary of Fr. Vinny's priesthood

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