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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Fr. Dominic Garramone  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1960 in Peoria, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

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

Biographical and Professional Information

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.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes) Contact:

Matt Andrew

KETC Television

St. Louis, Missouri


Selected Titles At Your Library

Bake and be blessed :
ISBN: 0967465230. OCLC Number: 51330564

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Fr. Dominic Garramone, is a Benedictine monk of St. Bede Abbey in Illinois and host of the highly successful public television series, Breaking Bread with Father Dominic. Father Dominic offers reflections on how one simple activity -- baking bread -- can teach us to grow spiritually and live more meaningfully. Gain insight from everyday activities and live fully through meditation and prayer. With five new recipes, including Ice Cream Muffins and Oatmeal Cookies (with a very special story).

Breaking bread with Father Dominic /
ISBN: 0967465206. OCLC Number: 43071942

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Breaking bread with Father Dominic 2 /
ISBN: 0967465214. OCLC Number: 45287096

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