Student Brothers

Brother Luke Neitzke grew up in a Navy family and is the oldest of 3 children.  He moved around his whole life, never belonging to any one parish, but instead always belonging to the Archdiocese for the Military Services.  After graduating high school he went to the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 2013 Read more...

Br. Christopher Daniel was born and raised in Seabrook, Texas just south of Houston.  His parents and his home parish of St. Paul’s encouraged him from an early age to grow in his faith. After earning a bachelor of arts in Theology and Philosophy from the Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2013 and a masters Read more…

Br. Cornelius Avaritt was born and raised in Loganville, GA and is the older of two children.  He received his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from McDaniel College in Maryland. After graduating he spent time teaching in New York City and working in biomedical research at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD where he met the Read more…

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Br. Charles Rooney was raised in Darien, Connecticut, where he and his two younger brothers grew up attending St. Thomas More Church and St. John Church.  In 2016, Br. Charles graduated from Duke University with a Program II bachelor of arts degree entitled, “Markets, Society, and Personalism.”  While at Duke, Br. Charles ran on the Read more…

Br. Cyril Stola grew up in rural Huntington Mills, Pennsylvania where he attended Saint Martha’s Church with his family.  He studied economics at New York University where he met the Dominican Friars through the campus chaplaincy. “The preaching of the Dominicans at NYU introduced me to the riches of the Catholic intellectual tradition and brought Read more…

Brother Louis Bethea grew up in Springfield, VA and is the older of two children. His family members are long-time parishioners of St. Michael Church in Annandale, VA. He earned a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University in 2008 and a master of science in polymer engineering from the University of Akron Read more...

Brother Gregory Santy grew up the older of two children in Syracuse, New York and attended St. Daniel Parish with his family.  As a junior in college, he entered formation with the Diocese of Syracuse and was sent to study as a Basselin Scholar at The Catholic University of America where he graduated with a Read more…

Brother Bertrand is from Louisiana and was raised in the small town of Crowley, just west of Lafayette. Along with his mother and three older sisters, he attended St. Michael the Archangel Church while he was growing up. He earned both a bachelor’s and Licentiate in Philosophy from The Catholic University of America in Washington, Read more…

Brother Basil Burroughs was born in Singapore as the younger of two sons in a Canadian diplomatic family. After growing up in several countries in Asia, he moved to Kingston, Ontario, where he studied Economics at Queen’s University. While attending university, Br. Basil converted to Catholicism and received his first sacraments at St. Mary’s Cathedral Read more…

Bro. Titus Sanchez, O.P.

Brother Titus Sanchez was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas where he attended St. Andrew’s Catholic Church with his family. He studied at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, receiving degrees in Marketing and History. He first met the Dominicans through a mission trip to Alaska with the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS). Read more…

Bro. Nicodemus Thomas, O.P.

Brother Nicodemus Thomas is from Waltham, Massachusetts where he was raised in a family of four and attended St. Mary’s Church. He is a graduate of Providence College, where he studied Philosophy. It was as a student at Providence College that Brother Nicodemus first encountered the Dominicans. “The beautiful liturgy, eloquent preaching, and authentic charity of the Read more…

Bro. Linus Martz, O.P.

Brother Linus Martz grew up in Hanover, Pennsylvania, where he and his family attended St. Joseph Parish. While studying philosophy at Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, he became familiar with the Dominicans first through their history and then through meeting the friars in Washington, DC and in Rome. “As I came to know the Read more...

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