Bacalaureat Etudes Secondaires, Seminaire St. Sauveur, Saida, Lebanon, 1946;Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology, Pontifical Gregorian U., Rome, 1950;Licentiate in Sacred Theology, Pontifical Gregorian U., Rome, 1952;Master of Arts in Sociology, Boston College, 1966.
Professor moral theology, Séminaire St. Sauveur, 1952-1956;assistant pastor, principal parish school, Sacred Heart Church, Zarka, Jordan, 1956-1958;dean studies, professor moral theology, St. Basil Seminary, Methuen, Massachusetts, 1958-1967;rector, St. Basil Seminary, Methuen, Massachusetts, 1963-1966;co-founder, director Ecumenical Institute for Religious Studies, St. Basil Seminary, Methuen, Massachusetts, 1964-1967;auxiliary bishop, Diocese of Newton for Melkites in the United States, Roslindale, Massachusetts, 1986;rector, Melkite Cathedral of Annunciation, Roslindale, 1985-1989;regional bishop of Eastern region, Melkites in the United States, Rosindale, 1989-1990;regional bishop Western region, Melkites in the United States, North Hollywood, California, 1990-1993;eparch, Diocese of Newton, Melkite Greek Caths. in the United States, since 1993. Pastor Our Lady of the Cedars Church, Manchester, N.H., 1962-1963, 69-72, 80-81, St. Joseph's Melkite Church, Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1972-1979, 82-85. Local superior Basilian Salvatorian Fathers, Metheun, 1979-1981.
Tribunal officialis Melkite Diocese, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1981-1982.
Member Greater Lawrence Clerical Fellowship (secretary 1973-1978, president 1978-1979, 84-85).