AS, Colby Community College, 1971. Bachelor in sociology, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1974. Master of Divinity, St. Thomas Seminary, Denver, 1985.
Certified in Hispanic ministry, Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, 1991. Certified in Hispanic ministry, Mexican-American Cultural Center, 1991.
Priest, Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas, since 1981.
Board of directors Pioneer Village, Topeka, 1983-1988. Co-director El Centro, Topeka, 1989. Member Kansas Registered Animal Hospital Technologies Association, North America Veterinary Technology Association, U. Missouri Alumni Association, KC.