Licentiate of Sacred Theology in Sacred Theology, St. Mary of the Lake University. Degree in Pastoral Studies, Loyola University, Chicago, 1968.
Ordained priest Archdiocese of Chicago, 1960. Associate pastor St. Raymond Parish, Mount Prospect, Illinois, 1960, Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago. Director Office for Divine Worship, 1969.
Pastor St. Francis Xavier Parish, La Grange, Illinois, 1985—1990. Director Cardinal Strich Retreat House, Mundelein. Vicar for priests Archdiocese of Chicago, 1995—2000.
Chaplain United States House of Representatives, Washington, since 2000. Worked with Missionaries of Charity, Calcutta, India, 1984. Scholar in residence North American College, Vatican City, 1985.