Deacon Geoffrey R. Anisansel
is a convert to the Catholic faith who participated in the R.C.I.A. process here at St. Joseph. He spent two years in Pastoral Formation and three years in Diaconate Formation at Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington. He was received into Full Communion as a Catholic in the Jubilee Year of 2000, and was ordained to the Diaconate in 2005. Deacon Geoff coordinates the Pre-Cana program, working with engaged couples as they prepare for the Sacrament of Marriage, and is a diocesan advocate for people who want to obtain an annulment from a previous marriage. He and his wife Lorraine are the parents of four children, and grandparents of eleven.