Father Michael J. Flynn is a native of Birmingham, AL, and holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Father Flynn graduated from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans in 1994 and was ordained that year a priest of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee. Father Flynn has developed and taught seminary courses on liturgical history, theology, and praxis. He has given workshops in dioceses around the country on topics pertaining to the liturgy. He began work with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in March, 2014, and assumed the responsibilities of Executive Director of the Secretariat of Divine Worship on July 1 of the same year, until his return to the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee in January 2016. Father Flynn is presently the Director of the Secretariat for Sacraments and Worship for the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee in addition to his duties as Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Pensacola.