Brother Gregory Makes First Vows

After spending a year as a novice, Brother Gregory Visca, O.S.B., of Valrico, Florida, professed simple vows as a Benedictine monk before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., on July 10, 2019 at Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He will spend three years as a junior monk prior to making solemn profession of vows, or vows for life.

Brother Gregory Visca is the son of Michael and Victoria Visca of Valrico, Florida. He has a sister, Brittany McMeans of Spring Hill, Tennessee.

He is a 2007 graduate of Bloomingdale High School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Saint John Vianney College Seminary in 2011 and has also studied theology at Saint Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary. He began studies at Saint Vincent Seminary in 2019.

He entered the monastic community of Saint Vincent Archabbey as a novice in 2018 and made first profession of vows on July 10, 2019.

Following his profession he was assigned as sacristan and assistant master of ceremonies (2019-present), assistant to the director of vocations (2019-present).