Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana
Jesuit High School, New Orleans; Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL; Loyola University, New Orleans. BBA (International Trade) 1950.
During Korean conflict, Personnelman, U.S. Navy; Naval Air Stations on west coast and aboard USS Boxer, CV-21.
Entered Dominican Order, August, 1956; Novitiate: Winona, MN
Philosophy: Dominican House of Studies, River Forest, IL. Licentiate in Philosophy.
Theology: Aquinas Institute, Dubuque, IA. MA (Theology).
Ordained priest: April 15, 1963.
French language studies: Loras College, Dubuque, IA; Laval University, Quebec, Canada, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CN; University of Oregon extension, Tours, France.
Instructor in French and Spanish, Bishop Lynch High School, Dallas, TX, 1964 – 1968.
Director, Office of Religious Education, Diocese of Dallas, 1968 – 1971.
Pastor, St. Dominic Parish, New Orleans, LA 1971 – 1980.
Chaplain, Dominican Nuns’ monastery, Lufkin, TX, 1980 – 1982.
Campus Minister, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1982 – 1984.
Instructor in philosophy and theology, Aquinas Junior College, Nashville, TN, 1984 – 1986
Pastor, Holy Rosary Parish, Houston, TX, 1986 – 1995.
Sabbatical, University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum), Rome, Italy, 1995 – 1996.
Parochial Vicar, St. Dominic Parish, New Orleans, LA, 1996 – 2005.
Chaplain, The Monastery of the Infant Jesus, Lufkin TX, June 2005 – August 2008
In Residence, Holy Rosary Priory, Houston, Texas, August 2008 to present