Alumnus Dn. David McCready ordained for Western Rite parish


Alumnus Dn. David McCready was ordained to the Holy Priesthood Sunday, August 11, 2019 in Lafeyette, CO. The ordination took place at St. Columba Orthodox Church, a parish under the Western Rite Vicariate of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America (AOCANA). Priest David was ordained by the hand His Grace JOHN, Auxiliary of the Diocese of Worcester and New England.

Father David, a native of Belfast, was raised in the Church of Ireland and served as an Anglican priest before coming to St. Vladimir’s Seminary as a student of the Antiochian Archdiocese. He holds a number of degrees, including a Ph.D. from Trinity College in Dublin. He completed a non-degree track at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in 2019.

Father David is now assigned as pastor of St. Columba Orthodox Church.

The community of St. Vladimir’s Seminary prayerfully wishes the newly ordained Fr. David and his wife, Khouria Andrea, many years!