Dominican Student Brothers – 1923 Posted on May 21, 2009 by Fr. Gabriel Gillen, OP in Uncategorized Dominican student brothers in formation (described as novices according to the usage of the time) at the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C., in 1923. It is likely that Bl. Antonio Varona Ortega, O.P. (1901-1936), a student at DHS at the time, is in this picture. Click image to enlarge.