Curriculum Vitae

Rev. Geoffrey. A Brooke, Jr., S.T.B.

Contact Information:

Full Name: Geoffrey Alan Brooke Jr.

Address: 105 Waugh St., Columbia, MO, 65201

E-Mail: gbrookejr@gmail.com

Present Assignment:

Fundamental Theology, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy: Sept. 2017 – Pres.

 

Education:

Pontifical Gregorian University – Rome, Italy: 2011-2015

  •             Earned S.T.B. Summa Cum Laude in 2014
  •             Completed 1 year of Licentiate Studies in Fundamental Theology 2014-2015
  •             Member of University Senate 2014-2015
  •             Residence at Pontifical North American College

Pontifical North American College – Rome, Italy: 2011-2015

  •             Program for Priestly Formation
  •             Editor-in-Chief of Roman Echoes Magazine: 2013-2014
  •             Lead seminarian for Bishops’ Office for United States Visitors to the Vatican & St. Peter’s Basilica Tours: 2012-2013

Conception Seminary College – Conception, MO, USA: 2009-2011

  •             Completed BA in Philosophy
  •             Senior seminarian for the Diocese of Jefferson City 2010-2011
  •             Photographer/Contributor for Tower Topics Magazine: 2009-2011

University of Missouri – Columbia, MO, USA: 2007-2009

  • Dual Degree Program
    • Bachelors of Journalism
    • Bachelors of Arts in Religious Studies
  • Blog Director, Center on Religion & the Professions
  • Member of Catholic Student Associate Steering Committee

Montgomery High School – Skillman, NJ, USA: 2003-2007

Montgomery Middle School – Skillman, NJ, USA: 2000-2003

Orchard Hill Elementary School – Skillman, NJ, USA: 1998-2000

Flynn Park Elementary School – University City, MO, USA: 1995-1998

Academic Degrees Earned:

 S.T.B. – Pontifical Gregorian University – Summa Cum Laude, 2014

B.A. in Philosophy – Conception Seminary College, 2011.

Ordination:

 Diaconate: October 2, 2014 – St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City State

Priesthood: June 27, 2015 – St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Jefferson City, MO, USA

Previous Pastoral Assignments:

Parochial Vicar, Sacred Heart Church, Columbia, MO: Feb. 2017 – Sept. 2017

Sacramental Minister, St. Mary’s Church, Milan, MO: Feb. 2017 – Jul. 2017

Sacramental Minister, St. Mary’s Church, Unionville, MO: Feb. 2017 – Jul 2017.

Parochial Vicar, Sacred Heart Church, Sedalia, MO: 2015-2017

Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick’s Church, Sedalia, MO: 2015-2017

Parochial Vicar, St. John the Evangelist Church, Bahner, MO: 2015-2017

Other Assignments & Duties

 Faculty Member & Formator, Office of Diaconate Formation, Jefferson City, MO: 2016- Pres.

  • Courses Taught:
    • “Introduction to Theology” – Jan./Feb. 2016: Bilingual Course
    • “Introducción al Nuevo Testamento” – Fall Semester 2016
    • “Historia de la Iglesia Católica” – Spring Semester 2017
  • Formator for Spanish Speaking Candidates: Aug. 2016- Present
    • External Forum Formator

Teacher, Sacred Heart High School, Sedalia, MO: 2016-2017

  • Theology Class for 11th & 12th Grade Students
  • Visitor & Guest Lecturer for K-12 Classrooms
  • High School Tennis Coach

Diocesan Spiritual Director, Renovación Carismatica Católica: Nov. 2016 – Pres.

  • Guide Spanish speaking arm of the Charismatic Renewal within diocese
  • Ensure Orthodoxy and Fidelity to the Magisterium
  • Coordinate events and activities with local groups and parishes

 Other Significant Experiences

 National Desk Intern, Catholic News Service, Washington D.C., USA: 2008

  • Based out of the U.S.C.C.B.
  • Worldwide Circulation greater than 1 million
  • Composed articles on national issues including Capitol Hill

Interests:

Kansas City Barbeque Society

  • Member
  • Competitor
  • Judge

Language Abilities:

 English (Native Fluency)

Spanish (Native Fluency)

Italian (Fluent)

Greek (1 year Academic Study)

Latin (2.5 years Academic Study)

Albanian (Basic Conversation)

French (Listening Only)

Portuguese (Listening Only)