Master of Arts, St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, 1945; Licentiate in Sacred Theology, St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, 1949; M. Gregorian Chant, Pontifical Institute Sacred Music, 1957.
Teacher music Quigley Preparatory Seminary, Chicago, 1950-1953. Professor music, director Mundelein (Illinois) Seminary University St. Mary of the Lake, 1956-1994, professor emeritus, since 1994. Advisory board Bishop's Committee Liturgy, Washington, 1970-1973.
Catholic representative Consultation on Ecumenical Hymnody, Chicago, 1968-1977.
Member National Association Pastoral Musicians, Catholic Theological Society, American Choral Directors Association, Hymn Society of America, Catholic Circuit Chicago, National Liturgical Conference.