Master of Philosophy, Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome. Master in Theology, Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome. Doctor of Philosophy in Eastern Ecclesiastical Studies, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome.
Ordained priest, 1964. Pastor St. John the Baptist Parish, Baghdad, 1969—1974. Rector Chaldean Patriarchial Seminary, Mosul, 1974—1977.
Associate pastor Mother of God Parish, Southfield, Michigan, 1977—1983. Pastor St. Joseph's Church, Troy, 1983—2002. Ordained bishop, 2002.
Bishop St. Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), since 2002. Instructor Pontifical Oriental Institute, University Notre Dame, Catholic University American, Washington.