Kenny is a permanent deacon of the Archdiocese of Glasgow and full-time prison chaplain, working with chaplaincy teams and offenders from Barlinnie, Low Moss and Perth prisons.
He was heavily involved in the visioning and development of successful prison throughcare programmes, including Routes out of Prison (New Routes), Positive Prisons, Positive Futures? and Faith in Throughcare. He represents the Archdiocese of Glasgow on the Faith in Community (Scotland) Board.
He is married with two teenage children and enjoys being connected with a small RC parish in Carntyne, Glasgow and going on pilgrimage to Lourdes, France each year.