Fr. Boniface Endorf OP is a native of Cincinnati, and graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a BA in philosophy. He then received a JD from New York University School of Law. He entered the Dominican Order in 2008 and received an STL in the theology of St. Thomas Aquinas in 2015. That year he was also ordained to the priesthood. He currently is a vicar at St. Patrick’s parish in Columbus. He teaches RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation) for those entering the Catholic Church and he teaches the Adult Catechesis program at St. Patrick’s parish, among many other ministries he is involved in. Additionally, for the past year he has led a group of families in studying the spiritual wisdom of Dante’s Divine Comedy. His theological interests include studying the Church Fathers, especially their Scriptural commentaries and their spiritual psychology, and developing a theological understanding of modern secularism.