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With a third of the community in formation, sometimes it can be hard to keep up with all the new guys...

Brother Dunstan

  Brother Dunstan took his Solemn Vows on August 25, 2012 and received his Masters in Latin from the University of Georgia last summer. He is now head of the Classics Department, and continues to teach Latin in both the Upper and Junior schools. He is also the founder of moderator of the Marian Sodality of Our Lady of Walsingham.
Brother Francis   Father Francis returned to St. Louis full time after completing his studies at the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC.  Since then, he has been teaching 8th and 9th graders theology in the school. He was ordained to the priesthood in August 2013.
  Ordained in the summer of 2013, Father Cassian is entering his fifth year of studies at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas (Angelicum) in Rome.  Over the summer, he began work on his thesis on the theology of Blessed Columba Marmion, O.S.B., and was privileged to be able to travel to Maredsous Abbey in Belgium this fall to see where Marmion was abbot. He hopes to receive his license in Sacred Theology in Spiritual Theology in the spring of 2015.  
Cuthbert Stone Heng   Br Cuthbert is entering his fifth year of studies at St Benet's Hall, Oxford. The past summer he was ordained to the diaconate with Brother Aidan. Amidst his prayer and his theological studies at Blackfriars, he serves as President of the St Benet's Hall Boat Club. He will, by God's grace, be ordained to the priesthood this summer upon completing his final year at Oxford. 
Max   Brother Maximilian spent this last year teaching Theology, coaching cross country, track, and the Ultimate Frisbee team.  In addition to acting as the monastery’s MC, Maximilian also ran two successful monkcamps while preparing to enter his first year of studies at the Dominican Studium at Oxford.  There he expects to spend the next several years studying and preparing for ordination to the priesthood.
Aidan   Brother Aidan is in his fourth year of Theological studies at Saint John XXIII Seminary.  Over the summer, he was ordained along with Brother Cuthbert to the diaconate. He hopes to be ordained, Deo volente, next summer to the priesthood. 
john   Br. John is entering his second year of Theology at the Dominican House of Studies near Catholic University in Washington, D.C. He is staying nearby at St. Anselm's Abbey, a sister monastery to St. Louis Abbey which is located in the heart of Washington DC.
Edward   Br. Edward began his first year of theology at the Pontifical University of Sant'Anselmo in Rome in October. Before that, he was teaching Theology in the Junior School and brushed up on his Italian over the summer before arriving in Rome. Most importantly, in January 2014, Br. Edward professed his Solemn Vows to Father Abbot before the community. 
Athanasius  
 Br. Athanasius teaches 7th and 8th grade Theology at the Priory school, and will be finishing pu his Philosophy studies at  Kenrick-Glennon seminary next semester.  Over the summer, as Student Council faculty sponsor, he traveled to Union, MO where he helped lead the Priory student council retreat.