Canon Quinn was ordained in the Archdiocese of New York by Cardinal Francis Spellman on June 2, 1962 in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City. Since his ordination CanonQuinn has ministered as a Catholic high school teacher, a Newman college chaplain, a resident pastor, and for twenty years as an active duty US Air Force chaplain. He was assigned to bases in Latin America, Africa, Europe and the United States.
Since 1997, Canon Quinn has actively represented the world’s poor in over 900 Catholic parishes in the American Catholic Church. His priestly ministry by word and deed has focused consistently on the needs of the disadvantaged locally, nationally, and internationally.
Canon Quinn is ever aware that to whom much has been given, much will be demanded. “Here I am Lord; I come to do your will.”