Father Hugh Barbour,
O.Praem., is the prior of St. Michael’s Abbey of the
Norbertine Fathers in Trabuco Canyon, Orange County, California.
holds a B.A. in Classics from the University of North
Carolina-Chapel Hill, a license in Patristics from the Pontifical
Institute of Augustinianism in Rome, and a Ph.D. in Thomistic
Philosophy from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in
both Augustinian studies and philosophy in his abbey, and he is a
member of the Ecumenical Commission of the Diocese of Orange.