Fr. Jonah Pollock, O.P.

Fr. Jonah grew up near Syracuse, New York, received a BA in 2001 from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, and entered the Dominican Province of Saint Joseph in 2003. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2009 and, after completing a Licentiate degree in Sacred Theology in 2010 and serving as parochial vicar at the Parish of St. Mary in New Haven, CT from 2010-2012, was assigned to the Priory of Saint Catherine of Siena to serve with Dominican Friars Health Care Ministry of New York (DFHCMNY) in 2012. He is now the Executive Director of DFHCMNY and its head chaplain for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

email: frjonah@dfhmcny.org | phone: 212-988-1847

Fr. John Devaney, O.P.

Fr. John grew up in New Jersey. He worked as disc jockey for several years before entering the Dominican Province of Saint Joseph in 2008. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2015. Since then, Fr. John has been assigned to the Priories of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena in New York City where he has served as a chaplain for Dominican Friars Health Care Ministry of New York. He is now the Associate Director of DFHCMNY. Fr. John has completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education and in 2017 was recognized by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education as a board certified chaplain.

Fr. David Adiletta, O.P

Fr. David is originally from Connecticut. He studied Molecular Biology before entering the Dominican Province of Saint Joseph in 1991. After studying Theology and Medical Ethics at the Dominican House of Sudies in Washington, DC, he was ordained to the priesthood in 1998. For many years, Fr. David served as a missionary in the Province of Saint Joseph’s Vicariate of Eastern Africa. After returning to the United States, he was assigned to the Priory of Saint Catherine of Siena to serve as a chaplain with Dominican Friars Health Care Ministry of New York. He is currently the Health Care Ministry’s head chaplain at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Fr. Hugh Vincent Dyer, O.P.

Fr. Hugh Vincent was born in Albany, New York. He attended St. Anselm College before studying at the Dominican House of Studies. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2008. He served as chaplain to the All Saints Sisters of the Poor in Catonsville, Maryland while also assisting at the Dominican parish of SS. Philip & James and serving as chaplain to the Knights of Columbus. He later served as chaplain to the Catholic students at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Fr. Hugh Vincent joined the Health Care Ministry in December 2019 where he serves primarily at Mary Manning Walsh Home.

Fr. Hyacinth Grubb, O.P.

Fr. Hyacinth was born in the small mountain town of Conifer, Colorado. He studied Electrical Engineering at Columbia University before entering the Order of Preachers. He joined the Health Care Ministry in the Summer of 2019 and was ordained to the priesthood in May 2020. Fr. Hyacinth is assigned to the Priory of St. Vincent Ferrer and currently serves at several of our local health care institutions.