Newly Ordained

Br Vincent Ferrer Bagan

Fr.  Vincent  Ferrer  Bagan  grew  up  in  Waseca,  a  small  town  in  southern  Minnesota, with his parents, the late Thomas and Claudette Bagan, and his sister, Tierney. He attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, where he received a Bachelor of Music degree in music education,  and  Ave  Maria  University,  in  Ave  Maria,  Florida,  where  Read more...

Fr. Timothy Danaher, O.P.

Fr. Timothy Danaher was born and raised in Steubenville, OH. He is from a family of four children, who attend Holy Family Parish. He graduated from Franciscan University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Theology. Before entering the Order of Preachers, he worked as a life guard in San Diego, CA, Read more...


Fr. Thomas More Garrett, O.P., made solemn profession in the Order of Preachers in 2012 and was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop Charles Brown, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, on May 22, 2015, in Washington, DC. Before entering the Dominicans he practiced law and worked as a Congressional staffer. In private practice, his work focused Read more…

Fr. Sebastian White, O.P.

Fr. Sebastian White, O.P., appeared on EWTN's The Journey Home to talk about his conversion to Roman Catholicism and his vocation as a Dominican Friar. Fr. Sebastian currently serves as editor-in-chief of Magnificat magazine. "

Br. Pier Giorgio Dengler, O.P.

The second of six children from a loving Catholic family, Fr. Pier Giorgio Dengler grew up outside New York City, attending Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish in Pelham, NY.  He received a Bachelor's degree from Fordham University and a Masters from Columbia University.  He worked with language-impaired special education students in the Bronx for Read more...


Fr. Peter Joseph Gautsch is from Gallatin, Tennessee. He is the oldest of eight children and was a parishioner of St. John Vianney Catholic Church. He attended the University of Notre Dame, where he studied theology and piano performance. "I became a Dominican friar to live a more profound union with Christ in a community Read more...


Fr. Paul Clarke is from Seattle, Washington, the eldest son in a large Irish-Catholic family. He is a graduate of the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he studied philosophy and Catholic Studies. “In a world starving for the Truth, it is a tremendous grace to follow Dominic, with whom, Dante says, Read more…

Fr. Norbert Keliher is from the Seattle area, and grew up in St. Olaf Parish in Poulsbo, WA. His family lives in Indianola, a small town across the water from Seattle. He went to Harvard University for his Bachelor’s degree in the Classics, focusing on Latin and Greek composition. About his vocation he says: “I was Read more…

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Br Mannes Matous

Fr. Mannes Matous is from Columbus, Ohio and is the youngest of three children. He attended St. Mary’s parish with his family before entering the Order. Fr. Mannes received a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Pittsburgh. “I joined the Dominicans because of the balance between preaching and contemplation.”

Br Leo Joseph Camurati

Fr. Leo Camurati was born in Flushing, NY. His father Carl owned a professional photo finishing lab, while his mother Lorraine is a school nursing supervisor. While studying at Cooper Union for a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, he met the Dominicans at St. Joseph's Parish in Greenwich Village. After graduating, he worked for a Read more...

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