Fr. Tony Wall, a native of San Francisco, is the son of Irish-born parents, and the brother of the late Fr. Kevin Wall, O.P.  Fr. Wall attended St. Ignatius prep in the Bay City and St. Mary’s College of California.  Entering the Dominican Order, he pursued his sacred studies at St. Albert’s College in Oakland and the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome.  He was ordained in Rome in 1950.  

Fr. Wall has had a career rich in pastoral and academic experiences.  He has served as associate pastor in Seattle and as Professor of Theology at Immaculate Heart and Dominican College.  He negotiated the entry of the Dominicans into the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley and served two terms there as President of the Dominican School.  He currently resides at St. Albert’s Priory in Oakland, California.

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