Bachelor, Loyola University, 1971. Master of Divinity, St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois, 2975. STB, St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois, 1973.
Licentiate of Sacred Theology, St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois, 1978. Juris Doctor, DePaul University, 1976. Juris Canonici Licentiatus, Pontifical University St. Thomas, Rome, 1980.
Doctor of Canon Law, Pontifical University St. Thomas, Rome, 1981.
Ordained priest Archdiocese of Chicago, 1975. Ordained bishop, 2000. Auxiliary bishop Archdiocese of Chicago, 2000—2004, episcopal bishop of Vicariate I, 2002—2004.
Bishop Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, 2004—2009. Archbishop Archdiocese of Milwaukee, since 2009. Legal counsel Archdiocese of Chicago, 1985—1987.
Host WIND Catholic Conversation, 1978—1979. Lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve.