Rev. Gabriel B. O’Donnell, O. P.
Ordinary Professor of Spiritual Theology (on leave)
B.A., St. Stephen’s College
M.A., University of Notre Dame
S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)
S.T.D., The Teresianum, Rome
Fr. O’Donnell entered the Order of Preachers in 1963 and was ordained a priest in 1970. In 1980 he earned degrees in the areas of Liturgical Theology and Spiritual Theology. He has previously taught at the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, St. Charles Seminary in Philadelphia, Penn., and the Angelicum in Rome. He presently serves as the postulator for the causes for sainthood of Father Michael J. McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus, and Rose Hawthorne, founder of the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne, N.Y. With Robin Mass, Fr. O’Donnell is the author of “Spiritual Traditions for the Contemporary Church” and has contributed to “A Love That Never Ends: A Key to the Catechism of the Catholic Church.”