Archdeacon Timothy Olivieri is the Corporate Secretary of the Liberal Catholic Church – The Young Rite within which the Community of St. George operates as serves as the church’s ecclesiastical endorser. Archdeacon Tim joined the Young Rite in 2019 with his ordination as a subdeacon.
Archdeacon Timothy began his formal spiritual path when, shortly after his honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, he entered formation with a Roman Catholic religious order. He remained in full-time formation for two years, while undertaking his philosophical (minor seminary) studies at the University of Scranton. He continued his academic journey earning a B.S. and M.S. in Business Management from Colorado Technical University and the University of Management and Technology (Arlington, VA), respectively and through graduate coursework in religion and psychology at Gratz College, Amberton University, Nations University and American Military University.
He is a freemason under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of New York and a Royal Arch Mason under the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons in the State of New York. He works in non-profit fundraising as a prospect researcher and prospect management professional.
He lives in Upstate New York and has one daughter.
November 2019 – Ordination to the Subdiaconate
May 2021 – Ordination to the diaconate/Elevation to the dignity of Archdeacon
Bachelor of Science, Business Management – Colorado Technical University
Master of Science, Management – University of Management and Technology
Certificate of Catholic Studies (Pastoral Care) – Newman Theological College