Class of 2016

Br Raymund Snyder

Fr. Raymund Snyder, O.P., is the Promoter for Student Leadership for the Thomistic Institute in Washington, DC. Originally from Kansas, he studied philosophy and classics at the University of Notre Dame and entered the Order of Preachers in 2010. He holds an STB/M.Div. from the Dominican House of Studies and a licentiate in philosophy from Read more…

A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Father Patrick joined the Order of Preachers in 2010. Following his ordination to the priesthood, he was assigned in Providence, Rhode Island. Father Patrick served as a chaplain and instructor of theology at Providence College and as a parish priest at St. Pius V Church. Currently, he is the Read more…

Br Michael Mary Weibley

Fr. Michael Weibley grew up in Mentor, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland where he attended St. Bede the Venerable Parish. He is a life-long Catholic  growing  up in loving and supportive family. He graduated from Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio with degrees in both history and philosophy. He was also a member of the Read more…

Br Louis Bertrand Lemoine

Having grown up as a son of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Bunkie, Louisiana, Fr. Louis Bertrand Lemoine moved from Louisiana to Columbus, Ohio where he began seminary studies for the diocesan priesthood in 2006. As he finished his philosophical studies, he discerned a call to religious life and entered the novitiate of Read more…

Br Joseph Anthony Kress

Fr. Joseph-Anthony Kress, a native of St. Clairsville, OH, is the youngest of the three and the only boy of his family. He attended St. Mary's Parish in St. Clairsville throughout his life until the time when he entered the Order. He has attended Catholic schools since kindergarten and continues his Catholic education at this Read more...

Fr. Joseph-Anthony Kress, a native of St. Clairsville, OH, is the youngest of the three and the only boy of his family. He attended St. Mary’s Parish in St. Clairsville throughout his life until the time when he entered the Order. He has attended Catholic schools since kindergarten and continues his Catholic education at this present time.  He attended Franciscan University of Steubenville and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and Theology. “It is my desire that as a Dominican I may make the poor, obedient, and chaste Christ known in all of my words and deeds.””

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Fr. John Sica, O.P.

Fr. John Sica was born and raised on Long Island, NY where he and his family were parishioners at Sts. Philip and James Church. He attended Providence College, and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor’s in philosophy. “When I met the friars at Providence College, I was excited to discover a religious order dedicated to Read more…

Fr. John Baptist Hoang, O.P.

Fr. John Baptist Hoang was born in Lemoore, CA and grew up in Woodbridge, VA. The son of Hue Hoang and Hien Hoang, Fr. John Baptist attended Holy Family Catholic Church in Dale City, VA.  He earned a Bachelor's degree in religious  studies and sociology from the University of Virginia. "It is through the Order Read more...

Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P. is a doctoral candidate in dogmatic theology at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). Born and raised near Philadelphia, PA, he attended the Franciscan University of Steubenville, and entered the Order of Preachers upon graduating. He was ordained a priest in 2016 and holds an STL from the Dominican House of Studies. He is Read more…

Fr. Dominic Mary Verner, O.P.

Fr. Dominic Verner, the eldest of three children, grew up in Carmel, Indiana and received his formation in the faith at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Parish. Fr. Dominic attended Purdue University, where he graduated with a degree in Electrical  Engineering. While at Purdue he began to discern a call to the priesthood, a Read more…

Fr. Clement Dickie grew up in Nashua, N.H. with one younger brother. He was baptized and  confirmed  at  Immaculate  Conception  Church.  Fr. Clement  holds  a  Bachelor  of  Science degree  in  economics  from  James  Madison  University  in  Harrisonburg,  Va.  For  almost  three years,  he  worked  as  an  economist  for  the  U.S.  Bureau  of  Labor  Statistics  in  Read more...

Fr. Athanasius Murphy, O.P.

Fr. Athanasius Murphy was born in West Islip, Long Island, New York. He attended St. Patrick’s parish in Bayshore with his parents Bob and Carla Murphy. Some of his favorite past-times are playing soccer for his high school team and learning to ski race. Fr. Athanasius graduated from Providence College in 2010 where he studied Read more...

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