Fr. Patrick Cooney, OSB
Department: Pastoral Studies
Title: Assistant Professor of Canon Law
(Catholic University of America, 2007)
(Saint Meinrad School of Theology, 1993)
(Saint Meinrad School of Theology, 1991)
(Purdue University, 1981)
IPP Topic of Presentation: Annulments
Fr. Patrick was ordained on June 1, 1991, for the Diocese of
In 1994, he came to the Saint Meinrad community, and professed
vows as a Benedictine monk on August 6, 1995. He professed his
final vows on August 15, 1998.
Fr. Patrick teaches canon law at Saint Meinrad Seminary and
School of Theology. He also works fulltime in the tribunal for the
Archdiocese of Indianapolis. He is a retired chaplain for the
Kentucky Air National Guard.