Bachelor, St. Edward Seminary, 1954. Postgraduate, John Carroll University, 1957. Master of Divinity, Sulpician Seminary Northwest, 1958.
AB, Center Washington University, Ellensburg, 1960. Master of Arts, Seattle University, 1970. Doctor of Letters (honorary), 1983.
Newman moderator and consultant, Central Washington U., 1958-1959;
business manager, Experiment Press, Seattle, 1959-1960;
chaplain, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Yakima, Washington, 1959-1961;
chairman English department, Yakima Central Catholic High School, 1959-1966;
chairman English department, Marquette High School, Yakima, 1966-1968;
poetry critic, National Writers Club, Denver, 1969-1972;
poet in service, Poets & Writers Inc., New York City, since 1974. Founder Godspeople, Inc., 1985, director since 1985, originator, anapoem, 1985. Instructor contract bridge, Indiana, 1975-1979.
Freelance writer, editor, researcher, since 1958. Researcher Harvard, 1970. Religious counselor; antiquarian book collector.
Owner, president Grand Slam softball team, since 1985. Editorial consultant Bellflower Press, since 1988.
Member Authors Guild, Poetry Society of America (judge 1970), Western World Haiku Society, Academy American Poets, World Academy Poets, World-Wide Academy Scholars, International Poetry Society, Society for Scholarly Public, International Platform Association, Eighteen Nineties Society (London), Friends of the Lilly Library, Experiment Group, Society for Study of Midwestern Literature, National Federation State Poetry Societies, Poetry Society (London), Sir Thomas Beecham Society, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, Cleveland Museum Art, Ohioana Library Association, Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society, Century Club of Cleveland State University, Poets' League Greater Cleveland, American Contract Bridge League, Kappa Delta Pi.