Deacon Joe McKay ofm
Order of Friars Minor, Province of the Holy Spirit
Joe McKay is a member of the Order of Friars Minor, Province of the Holy Spirit. He grew up in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney and then lived in Wollongong. He is a member of the Province’s Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation committee and serves as a Deacon in the Townsville Diocese. Prior to joining the friars Joe worked as a chemical engineer. Joe has a Masters of Theological Studies from Yarra Theological Union. He loves bushwalking and sharing Franciscan spirituality with others. His family never lets him forget that he once referred to a coal mine as ‘beautiful’.