(Rev.) Brother Stephen Bernard, C.A.A.
Christmas of 1993, after his commissioning to the Priesthood by the American Catholic Church and his Life Profession in 1992. Brother Stephen Bernard's novitiate and temporary vows were completed under the Guardians of Saint Elizabeth's Friary, Brooklyn, New York, operated by the Anglican Society of Saint Francis and the Episcopal Church here in New York. The Guardian who oversaw his formation had previously been an Anglican Benedictine in England.