Born in Erie, PA, youngest of five children.
(23 nieces and
nephews, and 43 grandnephews and grandnieces)
Cathedral Prep School, Erie, PA; graduated
University of Notre Dame, BA degree; graduated
St. Mary’s Seminary, Baltimore,
MD, attended 1964-65 school year
Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome,
Italy; Licentiate in Sacred Theology Degree (STL); graduated
St. John’s University, Collegeville,
MN, attended summer 1974
Civilian Catholic Priest:
Ordained to the Catholic priesthood, 20
December 1968, at St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome
Service in the Archdiocese of Atlanta,
at a Parish, 1969-73
Seminary Professor; North American College,
U.S. Army Reserve Officer, Corps of Engineers:
ROTC Program at the University of Notre Dame.
USAR 06 June 1964, Corps of Engineers.
from the Army Reserve, Dec 1971.
LaMaddalena, Italy; July 1990-June 1993
Constellation, North Island, CA; July 1993-June 1995
Naval Air Weapons Station; China Lake,
CA; July 1995-July 1998
CFAY, Yokosuka, Japan; Aug 1998-Feb 2001
Iwakuni, Japan; Feb 2001-Feb 2003
Station, Pearl Harbor, HI; Feb 2003
LCDR, 01 Oct 1994
CDR, 01 Jan 2002
Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal –
Navy Commendation Award – 4
Meritorious Service Medal - 1