Brother Luke McLachlan
Born: LaSalle, Illinois, January 23, 1970
Professed: December 8, 1993
Br. Luke has served on the academy faculty as the chair of the science department, teaching classes AP Physics and Environmental Science. His technical background serves him well in maintaining the abbey’s telephone system. As the abbey garden manager he keeps a fresh supply of lettuce, tomatoes, and other vegetables in the monastery refectory throughout the spring and summer. Br. Luke obtained a medical degree from the local junior college to serve as a Registered Nurse. He currently works for St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley, Illinois. Br. Luke is an avid Chicago White Sox fan.