Deacon at St. Joseph's
Deacon Joe Doherty is from Boston, Mass. And came to Kingston in 1977 as a result of a transfer by the IBM Corp. He has been a parishioner of St. Joseph's Parish since moving here. He was ordained a Deacon in 1996 by John Cardinal O'Connor. He has been employed as a NY State Corrections Chaplain since 1997 serving in three prisons during that time, Ulster Correctional Facility, Shawangunk Correctional Facility, and Eastern NY Correctional Facility.