Fr. Tom West, OFM
Fr. Tom West, OFM, grew up in Boston Massachusetts and came to California and joined the St. Barbara Province in 1980. He was ordained in 1986 and got a doctorate in clinical psychology in 1994. He taught at the Franciscan School of Theology for twenty years and has served the Province in formation and in administration. He was a chaplain at St. Anthony Foundation for four years and now serves as the secretary of the Province. He lives at St. Boniface in the Tenderloin.