Province Leadership


Officials of the Province

Province of St. Joseph Provincial Office
141 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065-6618
(212) 737-5757
(212) 861-4216 (fax)

Prior Provincial:

Kenneth Raymond Letoile, O.P.

Socius of the Provincial and Vicar Provincial:

Darren Michael Pierre, O.P.

Provincial Economic Administrator:

William Paul Marquis, O.P.

Canonical Consultant for the Province, Promoter of Media:

Juan-Diego Brunetta, O.P.

Director of Dominican Foundation:

Kevin Gabriel Gillen, O.P.

Vicar Provincial of the Eastern Africa Vicariate:

Maurice Bonaventure Schepers, O.P.

Provincial Council

The Provincial Council assists the Prior Provincial in the governance of the Province by providing their consent or advise to the Provincial during regular meetings throughout the year. The Provincial Council consists of several friars elected at the last provincial chapter, the previous prior provincial, the regent of studies, and the socius of the prior provincial.

Provincial Directors, Promoters and Secretaries

Regent of Studies:

John Langlois, O.P.

Director of Preaching and Evangelization:

William Price Garrott, O.P.

Director of Thomistic Institute:

Thomas Joseph White, O.P.

Promoter of the Dominican Lay and Clerical Fraternities:

Frank Bede Shipps, O.P.

Promoter of Social Justice:

Christopher Francis Belanger, O.P.

Promoter of the Rosary:

Athanasius Murphy, O.P.

Promoter of the Holy Name Society:

Hugh Vincent Dyer, O.P.

Promoter of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity:

Ambrose Mary Little, O.P.