Licence in theology, University St. Thomas, Rome, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University St. Thomas, Rome, 1958.
Lecturer in theology and philosophy, St. Peter Chanel Seminary, Toogabbie, NSW., Australia, 1959-1974; director adult education, Aquinas Academy, Sydney, NSW., 1975-1980; head systematic theology department, Catholic Theological Union, Sydney, 1981-1994; resident scholar, Catholic Theological Union, Sydney, since 1994. Appointment by Pope John Paul II to International Theological Commission, Roman Catholic Church, 1981-1985. Roman Catholic Church representative Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, 1983-1990.
Member, judge Blake Society for Religious Art, Sydney, 1965-1993. Member Australian Catholic Theological Association (president 1989-1993), Faith and Order Commission, Lutheran-Roman Catholic Dialogue.
1 child, Izak.