Join us in welcoming Father John Crean. Introduce yourself and make him feel at home as he serves our parish as our Interim Rector.
Father Crean was born in New York and educated on the East Coast. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Holy Cross, and Master’s and Doctorate degrees from Yale. He has taught at Yale, Wisconsin, Hawaii and Michigan. He was ordained in Honolulu in 1974 and served there as a rector and Deanery Dean. He led the spiritual formation program for the Diaconate Training Program. He then served in Western Michigan as rector of three parishes and again as Deanery Dean. Since 1980, he has published and presented papers on the Benedictine Rule. Now canonically resident in the Los Angeles Diocese, John does interim work, serves on the Diocesan Council and the Commission on Ministry.