Brother Jerome Daignault

St Benedict Abbey

Born and raised in Agawam, Massachusetts, Br. Jerome (Brandon Michael) Daignault entered Saint Benedict Abbey on December 29, 2013. After completing his three month observership, and one year postulancy, he became a novice on March 25, 2015 taking the name of Br. Jerome.

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