Fr. John O'Neill, PhD

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(s) of Interest/Expertise

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


PhD Graduate Theological Foundation
DMin 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)
MA Maryknoll
NA, MS and PD Fordham University
STM Drew University
BA 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