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Dominic Garramone

Born: 1960 in Peoria, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Fr. Dominic is a monk of Saint Bede Abbey in Peru, Illinois.

Biography: Fr. Dominic Garramone is a priest and monk of Saint Bede Abbey in Peru, Illinois. Following a college education in theatre, he entered the monastery in 1983 and was ordained as a priest in 1992. He describes his culinary education as taking place between his mother's kitchen and the public library, and he honed his baking skills by providing bread for the twenty-five monks of his community. He is well known to public television viewers for his cooking series Breaking Bread With Father Dominic. Father Dom teaches religion and drama at Saint Bede Academy and also enjoys herb gardening and photography.


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Adult readers; Children; Children; Children; Children; Young adult readers; Young adult readers

Dominic Garramone on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

'Tis the season to be baking :
ISBN: 9781933370057 OCLC: 176885498

Reedy Press, St. Louis, MO : ©2007.

  Bake and be blessed :
ISBN: 0979594472 OCLC: 313790324

Saint Bede Abbey Press, Peru, Il : ©2008.

The practice of bread making is examined from a spiritual perspective by a Catholic monk.