Fr. Timothy Geiger

Theology

Formation in Religious Life

  • November 1, 1985, entered Order of Friars Minor, Conventual in the Philippines
  • May 30, 1987 – May 31, 1988, canonical novitiate in Tagaytay, Philippines
  • May 31, 1988, profession of simple vows in Novaliches, Philippines
  • December 8, 1990, transfer to the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate
  • June 24, 1991, perpetual vows in the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate in Benevento, Italy.
  • December, 2016, transfer back to the Order of Friars Minor Conventual in the Province of Our Lady of the Angels, USA
  • July 15, 2022, solemn profession of vows in the Conventuals

Holy Orders

  • June 29, 1991, diaconal ordination at Centro La Pace, Benevento, Italy
  • December 8, 1991, priestly ordination at the Cathedral of Benevento, Italy

Education

  • 1979-1980, Don Bosco Technical Institute, Rosemead, California
  • 1986-1987, Our Lady of the Angels College and Seminary, Novaliches, Philippines
  • 1986-1987, San Carlos Seminary, Makati City, Philippines
  • 1988-1990, Adamson University (Rogationist Seminary, Parañaque), Philippines
  • 1990-1991, Pontifical University of St. Thomas, Rome, Italy
  • 1991-1993, Holy Apostles College and Seminary, Cromwell, Connecticut
  • 2013-2016, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Rome, Italy
  • 2017-Current, Catholic University of America, STD student in Historical Theology, currently writing dissertation, “The Multiform Theories of Scripture in St. Bonaventure’s Collationes in Hexaëmeron

License in Sacred Theology completed, June 3, 2016, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Rome, Italy

Experience as a Religious

  • 1991-1996, vicar and postulant master, Baltic, Connecticut
  • 1996-2005, guardian and novice master, Baltic and Griswold, Connecticut
  • 2002-2012, general delegate of US Delegation
  • 2002 and 2008, delegate to the General Chapter
  • 2002-2012, national director of the Mission of the Immaculate Mediatrix, USA
  • 1992-2012, director of media apostolate, USA
  • 2012-2013, chaplain to contemplative FI sisters, Lanherne, Cornwall, UK
  • 2013-2016, student at Pontifical University of St. Thomas, Rome, Italy
  • 2014-2016, vice-rector of Collegio Santa Maria degli Angeli, Rome, Italy
  • 2018-present, doctoral student at Catholic University of America

Other Pastoral Ministry: 

  • 1991-2012, Assistance of local pastors in the Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut
  • 1991-2012, various preaching assignments: days of recollection, retreats, parish missions
  • 2000-2012, part time chaplain for the Sisters of Charity, Mary Mother of the Church, Baltic, Connecticut
  • 2000-2012, various speaking engagements, especially on topics of Marian Consecration
  • 2002-2010, monthly Mass and confession for inmates of Gates Correctional Facility, Niantic, Connecticut
  • 2022- present, pastor of Our Lady of Hope Church, Shamokin PA

Publications

  • Contributor to the series, Mary at the Foot of the Cross (New Bedford: Academy of the Immaculate) 2000-2002, 2005, 2009
  • Regular contributor to the monthly magazine, Missio Immaculatae 
  • Contributed also an article to the international magazine, Inside the Vatican, June-July, 2011
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