Phone: (505) 261-6457
Date/Place of Birth: 14 July 1958 – Melrose, Stearns County, Minnesota
Universities attended (date, degree): University of Minnesota – Crookston, Minnesota Associate of Applied Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management 1978; Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota – Winona, Minnesota Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy 1986; Aquinas Institute of Theology – Saint Louis, Missouri Master of Divinity 1993; Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum): J.C.L. – License in Canon Law, J.C.D. – Doctoral in Canon Law 1997-2000
First vows: August 14, 1988 Saint Dominic’s, Denver Colorado
Ordination: May 8, 1993 Saint Francis Xavier (College) Church, Saint Louis, Missouri
Ministries served: St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, Madison, WI 1993-4 (chaplain); Fenwick High School, Oak Park, IL 1995-7 (chaplain, personnel, network administrator); Archdiocese of Santa Fe, NM 2001-3 (adjutant judicial vicar; Diocese of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI 2013-present (adjutant judicial vicar)
Why did you choose to join the Dominicans? I chose the Dominicans because of the preaching charism and the common life lived.