Deacon Tim Kennedy

God’s Mercy and Freedom in Christ

Deacon Tim Kennedy was ordained for the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ on May 21, 2011 with 34 other men to the Sacred Order of Deacon. He currently serves there and as an Eastern Catholic Deacon in the Eparchy of Passaic. Previously, he served as Pastoral Associate at Saint John the Apostle Parish in Linden, NJ.

  • Deacon Tim is a retired Chief of Police with the New York City Health and Hospitals Police Department.
  • He has served in law enforcement for over 30 years and now works in full time Ministry.
  • Deacon Tim is Chaplain to the Union County Police Department the Perth Amboy Police Department Chaplain Corps.

Deacon Tim loves the Lord, he goes wherever he is called to preach the Gospel and Love of God throughout the Archdiocese of Newark and beyond! He has preached Parish Missions, Days of Renewal and at Conferences in numerous dioceses in the United States, Italy, the Holy Land and in Ireland. He is available to preach at your Parish or Diocese event. He integrates music, personal witness, humor and the scriptures to draw people deeper into their Faith and realize they are highly favored and loved by our Heavenly Father. He is a sought after Conference speaker and Ministers in healing as well as “Unbound – Freedom in Christ” You can order downloads of some of Deacon Tim’s talks from previous conferences and missions here.

Deacon Tim is known as the “Travelling Deacon” and currently works with Select International Tours as Clergy Liaison assisting Clergy to plan Pilgrimage travel to all major pilgrimage destinations. He also leads a number of his own pilgrimage tours.

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