Bachelor, University Delaware, 1974. Master of Arts, University Delaware, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Notre Dame, 1984.
Teacher, Holy Spirit School, New Castle, Delaware, 1974-1975; graduate teaching assistant, U. Delaware, Newark, 1975-1977; instructor, U. Delaware, Newark, 1984-1990; graduate teaching assistant, U. Notre Dame, Indiana, 1978-1982; monk, St. Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, since 1990; instructor English,, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, since 1992.
Member Modern Language Association, Conference on Christianity and Literature.