Father Dominic Garramone
Born: Peoria, Illinois, October 25, 1960
Professed: November 1, 1984
Ordained: June 6, 1992
For the last number of years, Fr. Dominic has served as subprior keeping the minutes of monastic meetings and assisting the prior as needed. As choir master, he oversees chanters and organists for abbey liturgies, in addition to assisting with weekend missions. In the academy, he is the head of the religion department, director of dramatics and stage manager. From 1999-2001, he was the host of the PBS cooking show Breaking Bread with Father Dominic. He is the author of several cookbooks and is in great demand as a public speaker. He is an avid photographer whose images are often used for greeting cards at the Saint Bede Abbey Press. During the baseball season he can often be found in the TV room making rosaries while watching the St. Louis Cardinals. If you would like to follow his baking adventures in the abbey kitchen, then visit www.breadmonk.com.