Dominic Garramone

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General Information

Name: Fr. Dominic Garramone

Pen Name: None

Born: 1960 in Peoria, Illinois

Website: bookson


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.

Published Works

  • Breaking Bread With Fr. Dominic, Vol I, KETC Publishing, 1999
  • Breaking Bread With Fr. Dominic, Vol. II, KETC Publishing, 2000
  • Bake and Be Blessed, KETC Publishing, 2002
  • Tis the Season to be Baking: Christmas Reflections and Bread Recipes, Reedy Press, 2007

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Breaking Bread With Father Dominic

ISBN: 0967465206
Release Date: 1999-08-01

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Breaking Bread with Father Dominic 2

ISBN: 0967465214
Release Date: 2000-10

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Bake and Be Blessed: Bread Baking As a Metaphor for Spiritual Growth

ISBN: 0967465230
Release Date: 2002-09-01

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes) Contact:

Matt Andrew

KETC Television

St. Louis, Missouri


External Links

Dominic Garramone on WorldCat

Dominic Garramone on Amazon


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