Fr. Adam Gregory Gonzales, O.C.D., a native Southern California, entered the Discalced Carmelite Friars of the California-Arizona Province in 1997. He made his Solemn Profession of Vows in 2003 and, after graduation from Mount Angel Seminary, was ordained to the Priesthood in 2005.  Fr. Adam Gregory has served his Province as Vocation Director, OCDS Spiritual Assistant, Retreat Master to the OCDS and Discalced Carmelite Nuns, Master of Postulants, Local Superior, Vicar Provincial, and presently serves as Provincial Superior.  He also serves the wider Church as the current President of CMSM (Conference of Major Superiors of Men).