Fr. Bob Wild has been a member of the Madonna House community since 1971. He is originally a priest from Buffalo, N.Y. For a number of years in Madonna House he has lived the life-style of a poustinik, spending 3 days a week in poustinia and the rest of the week with the community. He has edited a number of Catherine Doherty's books and written a trilogy himself on her spirituality. He has been the postulator for her cause since 1990. Presently he is the guest master at the clergy retreat centre in Madonna House.