Formators Meet in Washington, DC


Vocation Directors, Novice Masters, and Student Masters from the four U.S. Provinces, England, and Ireland met at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC March 23-26, 2017 for their annual gathering. On Friday, March 24, the formators received a workshop on the use of psychology in religious formation by the President of Saint Luke’s Institute (Silver Spring, Maryland), Father David Songy, O.F.M. Cap., S.T.D., Psy. D. The brethren also enjoyed fraternal conversations in their respective formator groups and as a whole. Next year this gathering will take place in St. Louis.


Province of England:

Nicholas Crowe        Vocation Director            

Bruno Clifton           Novice Master            


Province of Ireland:

Luuk Jansen                    Vocation Director            

Stephen Hutchinson        Novice Master            

Terence Crotty                Student Master            


Province of St. Joseph:

Benedict Croell        Vocation Director

Michael Dosch          Novice Master            

Andrew Hofer           Student Master

John Baptist Ku        Student Master


Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus:

Stephen Maria Lopez    Vocation Director            

Anthony Rosevear         Novice Master            

Robert Christian            Student Master        


Province of St. Albert the Great:

Jude McPeak            Vocation Director            

Bob Keller                Novice Master        

Don Goergen            Student Master             


Province of St. Martin de Porres:

Charlie Johnson        Vocation Director            

Scott O’Brien            Novice Master            

Don Goergen             as above, under Province of St. Albert the Great