Student, St. Joseph Seminary, Mountain View, California. Student, St. Patrick Seminary, Menlo Park.
Ordained priest Diocese of Oakland, California, 1975. Parochial vicar St. Bernard Parish, Oakland, St. Bede Parish, Hayward, California. Pastor St. Peter Martyr Parish, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, St. Anthony Parish, Oakland, California, St. John the Baptist Parish, El Cerrito, St. Andrew-St. Joseph Parish, Oakland, St. Leonard-St. Paul Parish, Fremont.
Vicar general & moderator of curia Diocese of Oakland, 2004—2005. Ordained bishop, 2005. Bishop Diocese of Honolulu, Hawaii, since 2005.