Student, Cathedral College student, St. Joseph's Seminary and College student, North America College student, Gregorian U. Bachelor, St. Joseph Seminary, Yonkers, 1959; License Sacred Theology, Gregorian U., Rome, 1963; postgraduate, Catholic U. American, 1965.
Ordained priest Archdiocese of New York, New York, 1962, director Office of Parish Councils, 1972, vice-chancellor, 1985—1988, chancellor, 1988—1992, auxiliary bishop, 1993—1995. Ordained bishop, 1993. With various parishes New York City & Westchester County.
Bishop Diocese of Buffalo, New York, 1995—2003. Archbishop Archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut, since 2003.