Meet Our Priests & Brothers

Our Priests

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Fr. Jose Maria Bombita, SOLT
SOLT Priest

Hometown: Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines
University: Holy Rosary Seminary, Naga City
Major: Philosophy
Date of Ordination: September 28th, 2013
Where do you serve? SOLT Regionalate, Putiao, Pilar, Sorsogon

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Fr. Michael Slovak, SOLT
SOLT Priest

Hometown: Beaumont, Texas
University: Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Date of Ordination: May 31st, 2014
Where do you serve? Dunseith, North Dakota

Fr Zach 3 Advent
Fr. Zachary of the Mother of God
SOLT Priest

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
University: Oakland University, McGeorge School of Law
Ordination: July 10th, 2004
Where do you serve? I serve as Director of Formation for the Clerical Association for the American Region of SOLT.

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Fr. David Thomas Brokke, SOLT
SOLT Priest

Hometown:  Baltimore, Maryland
University:  Franciscan University of Steubenville 
Major:  Catechetics and Theology
Ordination: July 18th, 2020
Where do you serve?  St. Ann's Mission on Turtle Mountain Reservation in Belcourt, North Dakota

Fr. Anthony Blount, SOLT
SOLT Priest

Hometown: Tampa, Florida
University: Franciscan University of Steubenville and Holy Apostles
Major: Psychology/Theology, Philosophy/Humanities
Ordination: May 25th, 1996
Where do you serve? Most Holy Redeemer, Detroit, MI 

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Fr. Tristan Abbott, SOLT
SOLT Priest

Hometown: George Town, Grand Cayman
University: Franciscan University of Steubenville
Major: French and Theology
Ordination: May 31st, 2014
Where do you serve? Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

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Fr. Scott Giuliani, SOLT
SOLT Priest

Hometown: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
University: University of Notre Dame
Major: Bachelor of Finance and Sociology
Ordination: July 14th, 2009
Where do you serve now? Divine Mercy Church, Belize City; San Pedro RC Church, San Pedro Town, Belize.

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Fr. Vladimir Echalas, SOLT
SOLT Priest

Hometown: Legazpi City
University: Angelicum Pontifical University, Rome 
Major: Biblical & Spiritual Theology
Ordination: January 13, 1994
Where do you serve now: Trinitas Home for Contemplation

Our Brothers

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Br. Ryan Avery, SOLT
SOLT Permanent Brother

Hometown: Fredericksburg, TX
University: Texas Lutheran and Texas A&M
Major: English and Spanish
First Promises: May 31, 2012
Final Promises: July 10, 2017

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Br. Martin Mary of the Eucharist McGough, SOLT
SOLT Permanent Brother

Hometown: Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
University: University of Northumbria at Newcastle, England, UK
Major: Business Systems and Information Technology and Business Studies
First Promises: 24 June 2005
Final Promises: 13 July 2010

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Br. Adam Schmitzer, SOLT
SOLT BROTHER

Name: Br. Adam Schmitzer, SOLT
Hometown: Logan, Ohio
First Promises: July 12, 2020

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Br. David Snow, SOLT
SOLT Seminarian

Hometown: Raytown, MO
University: University of Nebraska 
Graduate School: University of Missouri 
Major: Music
First Promises: July 9th, 2017 
 

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Br. Robert Blair Burton, SOLT
SOLT SEMINARIAN

Hometown: Wichita, Kansas
University: University of Kansas
Major: Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design
First Promises: July 12th, 2020
 

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Br. Andrew Rowedder, SOLT
SOLT SEMINARIAN

Hometown: Rockville, MD 
University: University of Maryland, College Park
Major: Government and Politics, and Economics
First Promises: July 2019
 

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Br. Nicholas Coombs, SOLT
SOLT Permanent Brother

Hometown: Springfield, MO
University: Missouri State University
Major: Culinary Arts
First Promises: July 17th, 2013
Final Promises: July 19th, 2018

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Br. Uriel G. Lopez, SOLT
SOLT BROTHER

Hometown: Puebla, Mexico
First Promises: July 9, 2017
Where do you serve? Most Holy Redeemer Parish, Detroit, Michigan

Br Joseph Spears
Br. Joseph Spears, SOLT
SOLT SEMINARIAN

Hometown: Bowling Green, KY
University: Franciscan University of Steubenville
Major: History 
First Promises: July 8th, 2018