Fr. Brendan Cahill was rector of Houston 's St. Mary's Seminary 2001-2010, and is currently the Director of the Secretariat for Clergy Formation and Chaplaincy Services for the Archdiocese. He received a S.T.D. in 1999 and a S.T.L in Dogmatic Theology in 1996 from the Pontifical Gregorian University . Additionally, Fr. Cahill earned his B.A. and M.Div. from the University of St. Thomas here in Houston . He was ordained in 1990 after attending St, Mary's seminary and is a Houston native.