Timothy T. O'Donnell | Christendom College


Timothy T. O’Donnell

President of the College

Theology & History

Where were you educated?
B.A., Loyola Marymount University, Philosophy/History
M.A., Loyola Marymount University, History
M.A., S.T.L., S.T.D., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum), Rome
I was the first layman to receive a doctorate in ascetical and mystical theology from the Angelicum.

What classes do you teach?
Western Civilization I: Ancient and Biblical World, Ascetical and Mystical Theology, History of the Papacy, The Gospel of Luke, History of Ireland, Acts of the Apostles

What is your favorite class to teach?
Ancient and Biblical World

Do you have any hobbies?
Irish music and culture, guitar playing and singing, handball, spending time with my children and wife, Cathy.

What do you like most about Christendom?
The faith and friendliness of the people

What are your areas of expertise and/or research?
Ascetical and Mystical Theology, Irish History, Roman Churches, The Gospels, Apologetics

Where have you been published?
Heart of the RedeemerSwords Around the Cross; six lecture series for EWTN including “The Heart of Jesus,” “The Glory of the Papacy,” “Saint Luke: Meek Scribe of Christ,” “Rome’s Hidden Churches: A Lenten Pilgrimage,” “Signs & Glory: The Gospel of Saint John,” “Saint Matthew: Evangelist of the Church,” “The Gospel of Mark: The Memoirs of Saint Peter.”

What kind of professional activities and associations are you active in?
Knight Grand Cross of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem; member of the Catholic Academy of Sciences, the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars and Legatus. In 2002, Pope Saint John Paul II appointed me to serve as a consultor to the Pontifical Council for the Family.

Contact Information:
Dr. Timothy T. O’Donnell, KCGHS
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630
W: 800.877.5456 ext. 1211
F: 540.636.1655