Fr. Patrick Geinzer, C.P. joined St. Paul of the Cross retreat staff in 2006 after ministering for eleven years in parishes staffed by the Passionist Congregation. From these parish assignments he brings the experience of working with families under many settings of stress, growth and celebration. Prior to entering the Passionist formation program, leading to ordination, he worked as a layman for over twenty years in local Pittsburgh hospitals as a medical technologist. Fr. Patrick grew up in the Ingram / Crafton area and was a parishioner of St. Philip Parish and is a graduate of Duquesne University. He has two brothers who are also ordained priests.