Religious Life

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Order of Friars Preachers (Dominican Order), Province of St. Joseph
Profession Date: August 15, 2007
Ordination Date: May 25, 2012

Ministerial Experience

Weekend Assistant 
Our Lady of Grace, St. John the Baptist, St. George
Westport, MA, Fall 2020—Present

Associate Chaplain
Providence College, July 1, 2012—July 1, 2015

Deacon on Staff 
St. Peter’s on Capitol Hill, September 2010—May 2012

Deacon on Staff 
Dartmouth College, Summer 2011

Religious Intern 
University of Maryland, September 2009—May 2010

Courses Taught

“Love and Responsibility.”
Providence College, academic year 2014-2015

“God on Trial: Reconciling Aquinas’s Doctrine of Happiness with the Problem of Pain.”
Providence College, academic year 2013—2014

“The Metaphysics of St. Thomas Aquinas.”
Dartmouth College, Waterman Institute, Summer 2011

“To Hell and Back: The Divine Comedy.”
St. Peter’s on Capitol Hill, September 2011—May 2012

“The Book of Revelation.”
University of Maryland, Catholic Campus Ministry Center, Spring 2010

Lectures Given

“What is a Theology of Encounter?”
Peer Ministry Program, Providence College, August 2022

“Individualism, the Decline of Institutions, and Friendship”
Faith and Politics Podcast, South Dakota Catholic Conference, July 2021

“What is Political Discourse for the Person of Faith”
Providence College, Campus Ministry, September 2020

“Ask Me Anything!”
University of Notre Dame, Howard Hall, April 2019

“Reflections on ‘On the Waterfront'”
University of Notre Dame, St. Thomas More Society, March 2018

“What Does ‘Vocation’ Mean?”
Providence Cristo Rey High School, Indianapolis, IN, February 2018

“God Speaks: ‘What Do You Seek?'”
Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Youth Retreat, January 2018

“Servant Leadership: Lessons from the Life of Henri Dominique Lacordaire”
University of Notre Dame, Catholic Leadership Summit, March 2017

“A Day in the Life of a Dominican Friar”
Marian High School, Mishawaka, IN, November 2016

“Six Principles of Vocation”
University of Notre Dame Thomas More Society, November 2016

“Does Practicing Law Preclude You From Prayer?”
University of Notre Dame Law Retreat, February 2016

“The Dark Knight of the Soul: Batman and Spirituality.”
Providence College, May 2015

“The Three Desires of All Men.”
Bishop Hendricken High School, March 2014

“Beer and Catholic Spirituality.”
Boston University Newman Center, January 2013

“Can God Be Known Through Reason Alone?”
U.S. House of Representatives Staff Members, January 2013

“The Three A’s of Prayer.”
University of Maryland, February 2012

“What Is It To You, Woman? Mary and the New Evangelization.”
Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC. October 2011

“Vox Clamantis in Deserto.”
Dartmouth College, July 2011

Retreats Given

“Our Relationship with Jesus: The Pearl of Great Price”
Our Lady of Mercy Parish, East Greenwich, RI, March 2023

“Living the Transfiguration”
Our Lady of Providence Seminary, Providence, RI, February 2023

“For Freedom…Get Free in Christ!”
St. Gertrude’s Men’s Fellowship, Cincinnati, OH, December 2019

“So, You Want to be a Dominican?”
Motherhouse of St. Cecilia, Nashville, TN, May 2016

“Hungry? Taste the Goodness of the Lord.”
Diocese of Providence Staff Retreat, May 2015

“Finding God on Capitol Hill.”
St. Peter’s Young Adult Group, June 2013

Trip Chaplaincies

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
deNicola Center for Ethics and Culture Spiritual Pilgrimage
March 2019

Mustard Seed Communities: Kingston, Jamaica
Week-Long Service Immersion Trip
June 2013, June 2014, June 2015