Born: Dayton, Ohio

Joined the Missionaries: 1962

What drew you to the Missionaries of the Precious Blood?
My parish priests: Msgr. Bernard Beckmeyer and Fr. Otto Diller, C.PP.S.

What is your current assignment?
Database administrator at Calumet College of St. Joseph.

What is the most challenging aspect of your assignment?
Teaching computer literacy to students who “have to take the class” as part of the curriculum.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your assignment?
Helping students achieve their potential at Calumet College of St. Joseph.

What did you do before joining the Missionaries?
Lived with my family before entering the seminary after the 8th grade.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Reading, swimming, bicycling, and teaching swimming lessons.

Aside from St. Gaspar, who are some of your favorite Saints?
St. Joseph, St. Dismas

What is your favorite prayer?
The Memorare
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine intercession was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my mother; to thee do I come, before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me.

What is your favorite:
BookChronicles of Narnia
Food: Pizza
MovieLord of the Rings
Holiday: Thanksgiving
TV Show: Weather reports on the news

How much money would you earn on Jeopardy?|
$0.00

Would you rather go skydiving or snorkeling?
Snorkeling