Bachelor of Science in Education, Duquesne University, 1966. Master of Arts in Theology, Duquesne University, 1984. Master of Arts in Franciscan Studies, St. Bonaventure University, 1985.
STD in Theology, University Antonianum, Rome, 1988.
Associate vicar for religious Diocese of Pittsburgh, 1972-1979. Member general council Sisters of St. Francis of Providence of God, Pittsburgh, 1976-1984, general superior, since 1988. Member faculty Franciscan Institute, Olean, New York, 1985-1986.
Member international work group International Franciscan Conference, Rome, 1979-1982.
Member board regents St. Fidelis Seminary, Herman, Pennsylvania, 1975-1978, St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1979-1986. Board directors Pennsylvanians for Human Life, Pittsburgh, 1975-1977, executive director, 1978-1979. Member Leadership Conference Women Religious (role member), Franciscan Federation United States of America (chair rule and life committee 1981-1986), International Franciscan Conference.