Baltimore native,entered the Order in 1975. Studied at St. Hyacinth College-Seminary in Granby, MA (B.A. Philosophy) then St. Anthony-on-Hudson, in Rensselaer, NY (M. Div) and ordained priest 1985. Certification as Hospital Chaplain, Certified Fire Department Chaplain, Certified in Critical Incident Stress Management. Parish Work in Shamokin, PA, then onto Buffalo, NY serving as Director of The Franciscan Center, Runaway Homeless Youth Shelter, Chief Chaplain of Erie Co. (NY) Emergency Services, Buffalo Fire Department, and Hamburg Police Department. Chaplain of Chicopee Fire Department. Appointed Rector/Pastor of St. Stanislaus Basilica August 2, 2018.