Chaplain McGrath served in civilian ministry in Anglican parishes from 2002-2009 and became a Navy Chaplain in 2009.  Since then, he has served with the Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard and Naval Academy.  His deployments include the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Pacific Partnership.  He and his wife Josephine have been married 20 years and have two sons and two daughters.  His interests include classical music, hiking and his collection of prayerbooks.