About the Authors

Fr. Gabriel and Fr. Clement are Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph currently serving as parochial vicars at St. Gertrude Church in Madeira, Ohio.

Fr. Gabriel Torretta, O.P. was ordained a priest in 2015. The youngest of four children, he was born and raised in Spokane, Wash. Has a licentiate in sacred theology from the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C. as well as a graduate degree in Japanese literature from Columbia University. A convert from the Presbyterian church, Fr. Gabriel met the Order as a graduate student at Columbia.

Fr. Clement Dickie, O.P. was ordained a priest in 2016. He has a degree in theology from the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C. Fr. Clement grew up in Nashua, N.H. He studied economics as an undergraduate at James Madison University. Fr. Clement worked at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics before entering the Order in 2009.