Posted by: resparish | April 20, 2013

Rev. John H. Olivier, S.S., 1920 – 2013

Rev  John H  Olivier S SRev. John H. Olivier, who taught at our local seminaries and served in several local parishes, died on April 12th at the age of 93.

A memorial Mass for Father Olivier will be  celebrated at St. Patrick’s Seminary, Menlo Park, on May 1, 2013 at 5:00 pm in the main chapel. The public is invited. Due to space limitations, guests are asked to RSVP at lauren.john@stpatricksseminary.

Rev. John Henry Olivier, S.S. died on April 12, 2013.  Father donated his body to science.

  • born in Marquette, MI, February 27, 1920
  • ordained a priest in Detroit, MI for the Diocese of Marquette, May 31, 1947
  • admitted to Saint Sulpice in 1952
  • S.T.B., St. Mary’s Seminary, Baltimore, MD, 1944-1947
  • Faculty, St. Joseph’s College, Mountain View, CA, 1947-1961
  • Vice-President, St. Joseph’s College, Mountain View, CA, 1962-1965
  • Faculty, St. Patrick’s Seminary & University, Menlo Park, CA, 1965-1969
  • Associate Pastor, St. Martin’s Parish, Sunnyvale, CA, 1970-1971
  • Associate Pastor, St. Joseph of Cupertino Parish, Cupertino, CA, 1971-1975
  • Associate pastor, St. John Vianney Parish, Kenmore, WA, 1975-1976
  • Associate Pastor, St. Peter’s Prish, Pacifica, CA, 1976-1982
  • Associate Pastor, St. William’s Parish, Los Altos, CA, 1982-1987
  • Parochial Vicar, St. Albert the Great, Palo Alto, CA, 1987-1988
  • Parochial Vicar, St. Thomas Aquinas, Palo Alto, CA, 1988-1989
  • Parochial Vicar, Santa Teresa Parish, San Jose, CA, 1990-1993
  • Retired with residence at Paicines, CA, 1993-2000
  • Retired to st. Charles Villa, Catonsville, MD, 2000-2013
  • Memorial Mass on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at St. Martin’s Home for the Aged, Cantonsville, MD
  • Interred in the Sulpician Cemetery Columbarium, Catonsville, MD

Please remember Fr. Olivier in your prayers.