One hurdle to be overcome is that Richard’s student loans must be paid off before he can enter the Abbey. If you’re willing and able to help, you can do so by going HERE and contributing.
From what I have seen of Richard, I can’t think of a more worthy candidate for the priesthood and religious life (and apparently the Abbey agrees!), nor do I know of a better place than St. Michael’s for Richard to live out his vocation.
God bless you, Richard!