Fr. John O'Neill, Ph.D.

Raised in Long Island, N.Y., ordained to the Permanent Diaconate for the Diocese of Brooklyn in 1977. Professed in the Pontifical Secular Institutein 1994. Ordained to the priesthoof in 2000.

Field of Interest

Areas of special interest are Fundamental Theology, Trinitarian Theology, Christology, Sacramental theology and Moral Theology.

Courses Taught at Felician University

Introduction to Catholic Theology
Intro. to New Testament
God: Mystery and Problem
Moral and Spiritual Dimensions of Health Care
Variety of Religious experiences
World Religions
Contemporary Spirituality.


Ten articles on the theology of the diaconate in DEACON DIGEST
Office Location:
Obal Hall - Ground Floor (opposite of SGO)
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6156


Ph.D. Graduate Theological Foundation
D.Min. Graduate Theologolical Foundation
Certificate in Pastoral Counseling, Blanton-Peale Graduate Institute
Graduate Certificate in Spirituality and Graduate Certificate in Liturgy (Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, N.Y)
M.A. Maryknoll
NA, M.S. and P.D. Fordham University
S.T.M. Drew University
B.A. St. Francis College

Positions Held

Felician College, Assistant Professor to Professor (1998-present)
St. Peters College, St. Joseph’s Seminary, Adjunct Professor
Diocese of Brooklyn, Associate Director of the Permanent Diaconate Program