Father Kevin Kennedy was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.A. in Religious Studies and St. Patrick’s Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree. As a layman, he spent a number of years in social service work, including the St. Anthony Foundation in San Francisco, focused on the multiple needs of the homeless and of delinquent youth.
Fr. Kennedy has been a priest of the Archdiocese of San Francisco for over twenty two years, serving in both parish ministry and hospital chaplaincy. He is currently the Pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Russian Byzantine Catholic Church and also the Administrator of St. Monica-St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in San Francisco. In addition, he serves as a formation advisor and spiritual director at St. Patrick’s Seminary & University in Menlo Park.
Fr. Kennedy has regularly provided retreats and conferences for various communities, as well as individual spiritual direction for clergy and laity. His interests include history, Christian worship (East and West), and contemporary ecumenical dialogue.