Bachelor of Science, St. John College, 1966. Master of Arts, John Carroll University, 1984.
Teacher 1st grade, St. Benedict School, Cleveland, 1961-1963; director religious education, St. Clare Parish, Lyndhurst, Ohio., 1977-1981; religious chair person, teacher theology 11th and 12th grades, Chanel High School, Bedford, Ohio., 1981-1983; parish facilitator, consultor for young adult ministry, Urban Region Cyo Office, Cleveland, 1983-1984; consultant resource, Youth and Young Adult Office, Cleveland, 1984-1986; director evangilization, Diocese of Cleveland, since 1986. Consultant in field.
Member National Council Catholic Evangelization (vice president 1987-1989, president since 1989).
Married Robert John Gura, November 18, 1961. Children: Donald, Trisha, Robert B., Laurel.