Brother Dominic was born in Oklahoma City, where he attended Little Flower Catholic Church. He made his monastic profession of vows on Aug. 20, 1979. Br. Dominic was instituted in the ministries of Acolyte and Reader in 2007. He completed a bachelor's degree in pastoral ministry from Newman University in Wichita, KS.
Br. Dominic has worked in various positions at St. Gregory's College, including as director of the mailroom and as a staff member of the Mabee Aerobic Center. Following these assignments in the college, Br. Dominic spent more than 14 years in parish ministry, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in East Los Angeles, St. Benedict's Parish in Montebello, CA, and Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Chickasha, OK. Part of his focus was providing ministry to Spanish-speaking youth of these parishes. Br. Dominic currently serves Abbey Sacristan and provides assistance as needed to elder members of the monastic community. In addition to these duties, he serves special chaplain to university athletics at St. Gregory's University.