Father Subprior Guerric DeBona
Subprior of Saint Meinrad Archabbey
Fr. Guerric DeBona, OSB,
was appointed subprior of Saint Meinrad Archabbey during the summer
of 2008. The subprior is the third in leadership in the
A native of Jamaica, NY, he made his profession of vows on
August 6, 1981, and was ordained on May 4, 1986. Fr. Guerric has a
bachelor's degree from the State University of New York, a Master
of Divinity from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, and
a doctorate from Indiana University.
From 1985-89, Fr. Guerric served as vocation director for the
monastery. From 1986-89, he taught English literature at Saint
Meinrad College. He also served as associate dean of students and
dean of college seminarians.
Fr. Subprior Guerric is novice and junior master for the
monastery. He is also director of Hispanic ministry and associate
professor of homiletics for the Seminary and School of Theology, as
well as formation dean for the monastic students.
He is the author and editor of several books, including
Praying with the Benedictines and his latest, Film
Adaptation in the Hollywood Studio Era.