Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Fr. Joseph McGaffin

Died February 12, 2017 at the age of 52.

Fr. McGaffin was born December 8, 1964 in Utica, New York, and Ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Phoenix on June 1, 1996.

Fr. McGaffin served as Parochial Vicar of St. Mary Parish in Chandler, St. Paul Parish in Phoenix, St. Daniel the Prophet Parish in Scottsdale, St. Jerome Parish in Phoenix and St. Clement of Rome Parish in Sun City.  He was named Pastor of Resurrection Parish in 2006 and St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in 2010 where he was Pastor until his death.