Paulist Fr. John Geaney was ordained May 11, 1964. Since 2010, he has served as rector of the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Grand Rapids, MI.
He previously was director of the Catholic Information Center in Grand Rapids.
A Massachusetts native, he also has served at: St. Paul the Apostle Church in LA; the University Catholic Center at UCLA; St. Paul's College in Washington, D.C.; Archdiocese of Boston; Intercommunity Telecommunications; Paulist Communications; Paulist Media Works; Catholic Relief Services; and St. Augustine Church in Memphis.
In April 2013, Pope Benedict XVI conferred the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross upon Fr. Geaney.