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Fr. Alan Piper, O.P.

  • Born
    1985
  • Alma Mater
    University of St. Thomas
  • Location
    Lake Charles, LA

Fr. Alan Piper is the oldest of four children and was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where he attended the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. He earned a BA in philosophy and theology from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, and a PhL from the School of Philosophy at the Catholic University of America. Before entering the order he taught at a high school in Manchester, New Hampshire. “I joined the Dominicans because I wanted to live intimately with God, to live among brothers who want the same, and to speak about God to others. I was first drawn to the order by the example and teaching of St. Thomas Aquinas.”

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