Educated Seminario Conciliar de Córdoba, 1924-1930, Gregorian University, Rome, 1930-1935. Doctor of Theology.
Professor; assistant, priest, Villa del Rosario. Chaplain. Hospital Nacional de Clínicas, Buenos Aires, until 1939. Notary, archbishopric of Córdoba, 1939-1940.
Professor, of moral theology and canon law. Seminario Metropolitano de Córdoba, 1939-1947, vice-president, 1942-1945. Professor, of religion, school of humanities, University Nacional de Córdoba, 1943-1947, Colegio Nacional de Monserrat, 1944-1947.
President, Seminario Menor de Córdoba, 1945-1947. Consecrated bishop in Córdoba, 1946: titular bishop of Platea and assistant, bishop of Tucumán, since 1947.