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 and monastery bells. Br. Luke helps to coordinate the use of the abbey church facilities for both external and internal groups. 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. He is currently enrolled in the R.N. program at IVCC in the hopes of obtaining a medical degree to serve as a Registered Nurse. Br. Luke is an avid Chicago White Sox fan.