Father Kevin McKenzie
is a Catholic priest and a member of the congregation of the Legionaries of
Christ. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he is the third of nine children. He began
following God’s call to the priesthood at the age of twelve at Immaculate
Conception Apostolic School in New Hampshire.He has spent much of the last 14 years in youth work , first in Connecticut and New York, then later in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky.
He started writing this book during his time at Sacred Heart Apostolic School in Indiana, and finished it ten years later during his time in Rome, Italy, studying philosphy and theology. On December 14th 2013, he was ordained a priest at the Basilica of Saint John Lateran in Rome. He is now chaplain at Royalmont Academy, a Catholic school in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He loves writing, reading, ice hockey, helping run boys’ summer camps and weekend retreats, guiding pilgrimages, art history, soccer, running, climbing mountains, hiking, cycling, fishing, story-telling, peanut butter cups, photography, cooking, and above all, being a priest.