I was born in 1982 in Garden City. My parents are Rory and Teresa McCandless. My mom is from Garden City, KS and my dad is from Nyack, New York. They met in Salina where they were both going to college. My dad converted after meeting my mother. My parents… Read More
He was ordained June 3, 2017, by Bishop Edward Weisenburger at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Salina.
2017 - Parochial Vicar/Asst. Chaplain at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish-St. Isidore Catholic Student Center in Manhattan
2019 - Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph Parish in Hays, associate campus minister of the Comeau Catholic Campus Center at FHSU and the chaplain of St. Thomas More-Marian Prep Jr./Sr. High School in Hays
2020 - Remain as chaplain/teacher at St. Thomas More-Marian Prep Jr./Sr. High School in Hays and add weekend assistance at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Hays
2021 - From chaplain of Thomas More Prep-Marian in Hays to pastor of Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Manhattan and Pastoral Administrator of St. Patrick parish in Ogden
2023 - Granted temporary leave of absence