Father Michael J. Coyne was born in County Mayo , Ireland .
He attended St. John Seminary in County Waterford and was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Camden at St. John Cathedral on June 19, 1955 .
Fr. Coyne has served the Diocese as an assistant Pastor, Hospital Chaplain, Parish Administrator and Pastor.
He was the Pastor of St. Nicholas, Egg Harbor City from 1972 until he was appointed founding Pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.
Fr. Coyne brought to the community an excellent background for his new "Labor in Christ."
Msgr. Coyne retired on January 15, 2011