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About Deacon Tim

Deacon Tim Kennedy was ordained on May 21, 2011 with 34 other men to the Sacred Order of Deacon for service to the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ. He is currently Pastoral Associate at Saint John the Apostle Parish in Linden, NJ where he serves as Chair of the Respect Life Committee and is Spiritual Director of the Beloved Disciple Charismatic Prayer Group.

Deacon Tim is a retired Chief of Police with the New York City Health and Hospitals Police Department serving the last five years in upper Manhattan in the Village of Harlem.  He has worked in law enforcement for 28 years and now works in full time Ministry.  Archbishop Myers has appointed Deacon Tim as Chaplain to the Union County Police Department and as Staff Chaplain with the Perth Amboy Police Department Chaplain Corps.

Deacon Tim loves the Lord, he goes wherever he is called to preach the Gospel of Life and Love of God throughout the Archdiocese of Newark and beyond! He has preached in  numerous dioceses in the United States, Italy and in Ireland.

Deacon Tim is a Pastoral Musician and is active in the Charismatic Renewal since 1978 having been baptized in the Holy Spirit in October 1978 after the Life in the Spirit seminar with the Body of Christ Prayer Group at Saint Francis Church in Metuchen.  He attended one of the first Youth Conferences at Franciscan University and is also part of the Cursillo Movement. He made his Cursillo in the Archdiocese of Newark a the Men’s 178th weekend and now serves as Spiritual Director. Ask Deacon Tim for more information about Cursillo. (

Deacon Tim 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 during the year with upcoming tours to Rome, Ireland and the Shrines of Canada as well as the Holy Land. (Contact me below for upcoming Pilgrimage Opportunities) Deacon Tim is also a sought after conference speaker and ministers in healing as well as “Unbound – Freedom in Christ”

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