Fr. Timothy J. Sauppe, STL

About Fr. Timothy J. Sauppe, STL

Father Timothy J. Sauppe was born in Milwaukee in 1957, lived two years in Kansas City, KS, and went to High School in Strongsville, Ohio,graduating in 1975. He went on to Cleveland State and graduated with BBA, majoring in marketing. He joined the Discalced Carmelites in 1982 and started theology in 1984 at the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C., graduating in 1989 with a MDiv/STB. Then, through a generous grant from the Knights of Columbus, he went to the then Pope John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, graduating with a STL in 1991. He came to the Diocese of Peoria, and was ordained in Rock Island, Illinois in 1992. Since then, Fr. Sauppe was in Monmouth, Illinois, for three years as a high school chaplain at Alleman Catholic in Rock Island, and a pastor for the last 17 years (11 years in Annawan, Illinois, and the rest at St. Mary's, Westville, Illinios/St. Isaac Jogues, Georgetown, Illinois). Fr. Sauppe is currently a STD candidate with the International Marian Research Institute, Dayton University, Dayton, Ohio.

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