D. Church History, Gregoriana, Rome, 1954. Master of Arts in Philosophy, Catholic University America, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Angelicum, Rome, 1974.
Master of Arts in Gerontology, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1981.
Seminary professor, Divine Word Seminary, Techny, Illinois, 1954-1959; seminary professor, Divine Word Seminary, Manila, Philippines, 1959-1964; secretary general, Society of Divine Word, Rome, 1968-1974; parish priest, San Antonio Archdiocese, since 1974; pastor, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Uvalde, Texas, 1980-1992; pastor, St. John the Evangelist Church, Hondo, Texas, 1995-1999. Dean Uvalde deanery Diocese of San Antonio, 1980-1986. Secretary Diocesan Presbyteral Council, 1980-1986.
Member advisory county Texas Department Human Superior vena cava syndrome, Austin, 1984-1988. Member Uvalde Arts Council. Member National Federation Priests' Council (Texas representative 1970s), Hondo Chamber of Commerce, KC, Knights of Holy Sepulcher, Lions.