Anthony Ordona is a Benedictine oblate of Incarnation Monastery in Berkeley, CA. He joined the community in August 2016 and made his oblation in October 2017. Prior to coming to Incarnation, Anthony was actively involved in ministry at St. Thomas of Canterbury parish in San Jose, CA for almost twenty years. He served as a Social Justice minister from 2015 until 2018 when he left St. Thomas to become a full time member of Incarnation. He also served in ministries ranging from Religious Education to Youth Ministry. Anthony was also active with the auxiliary of the Order of Malta in San Francisco, CA from 2003 until 2014 serving in different roles including serving as president.
Anthony is a graduate of Arizona State University and the Institute for Leadership in Ministry, the lay ministry school of the Diocese of San Jose. He is currently studying Scripture with Yale Bible Study, a program of Yale Divinity School.
When not at Incarnation, Anthony resides in his hermitage, Oblate House in silence and solitude.
” Let us prefer nothing whatever to Christ and may Christ bring us together to everlasting life”Rule of St. Benedict, Chapter 72