Father Michael Ryan was ordained in his home parish of St. Michaels Chatham in 1997.
His first appointment as Assistant Priest was to Holy Innocents where he served for just over two years until October 1999. For the next four years, until December 2003, he was the full-time Chaplain at Kings College Hospital.
In September 2004 he was appointed to his present post as Parish Priest at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Sittingbourne.
He is a supporter of Gillingham Football Club.