Vale Fr Geoffrey Schneider SJ

Please pray for Father Paul Geoffrey Schneider SJ, who died on Monday, 8 October 2018, aged 105 years.

Please pray for Father Paul Geoffrey Schneider SJ, who died at 1.20am on Monday, 8 October 2018 at Mary MacKillop Residence, Hawthorn East, Victoria, aged 105 years.


1912 (Dec)                  Born in Hawthorn, Victoria

Secondary Ed              Xavier College, Kew, Vic.

1933-34                       Noviceship at Loyola, Greenwich, NSW and Loyola, Watsonia, Vic.

1935-36                       Juniorate at Loyola College, Watsonia, Vic.

1937-39                       Philosophy at Loyola College, Watsonia, & Canisius College, Pymble

1940-42                       Regency at St Louis School, Claremont (Perth), WA

1943-46                       Theology at Canisius College, Pymble, NSW; ordained 05/01/46

1947                            Tertianship at Loyola, Watsonia (Tertian Instructor: Fr John Fahy SJ)

1948                            St Louis School, Perth, WA: sub-minister, teacher

1949-51                       Burke Hall, Kew, Vic.: minister, prefect of studies, teacher, prefect of discipline, sportsmaster, director of Sodality of Holy Angels

1952-54                       Kostka Hall, Brighton, Vic.: minister, prefect of studies, teacher, director of Sodality of Holy Angels and Mass Society

1955                            Burke Hall: as before

1956                            Kostka Hall: as before

1957-64                       Burke Hall: as before

1965-80                       St Aloysius’ College, Milsons Point, NSW: teacher, assistant prefect of studies/discipline/sport until 1969, then teacher and prefect of studies/discipline/sport in junior school until 1976.  Consultor to Catholic Education Office (1977-80)

1981                            Kostka Hall: minister, “Headmaster”, prefect of studies & discipline

1982-2014                   St Aloysius’ College, Milsons Point: chaplain to junior school, spiritual father, Religion teacher

2014 (March — Dec)   Campion House, Kew, Vic.: ministry of prayer

2015 (Jan — March)    Arrupe House, Pymble, NSW, ministry of prayer

2015-18                       Campion House, Kew: ministry of prayer. At Mary MacKillop Residence, Hawthorn East, since 29 March 2015.


Requiem Mass

11am on Monday, 15 October 2018 at

Immaculate Conception Church, Hawthorn, Vic.

To be followed by light refreshments.

Burial at 11am on Wednesday, 17 October at the MGC, Parkville, Vic.

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