Clerical Brother, Simple Vows, Professed August 10, 2013 - Br. Nicholas is from St. Simons Island, Georgia. He went to Furman University where he majored in physics, where he was actively involved with campus ministry. He was drawn to the Order of Preachers because of their emphasis on the contemplative life, community, and apostolic ministry. In his free time, Nicholas enjoys sports, exercise, anything about science, watching Dr. Who, reading (especially philosophy and spirituality), and contemplating.