A native of Louisiana, Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P., entered the Dominican Province of St. Joseph in 2005. After concluding several years of pastoral work in New York City, Fr. Guilbeau earned a doctorate in moral theology from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). He now teaches on the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., and he serves as senior editor of Aleteia.org (English edition). Fr. Guilbeau is also the current prior of the Dominican House of Studies.