Born: 6/29/29, Jackson, MI
Joined the Missionaries: 1948
What drew you to the Missionaries of the Precious Blood?
A C.PP.S. priest assigned to our parish – Fr. Richard Baird, C.PP.S. He worked with teens in sports. I also worked at the parish – maintenance. He brought 3 of us to see St. Charles Seminary.
What is your current assignment?
To pray for the C.PP.S. – retirement.
Do substitute work in surrounding parishes.
Conduct occasional retreat days at Maria Stein.
What is the most challenging aspect of your assignment?
Taking the time to write talks and homilies.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your assignment?
Meeting people and preaching.
What did you do before joining the Missionaries?
High school – sports.
Worked at paint store, laundromat, and jewelry store.
Cleaned Grandpa’s shoe repair shop.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Watch Reds on TV
Aside from St. Gaspar, who are some of your favorite Saints?
Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Theresa (Little Flower), St Francis
What is your favorite prayer?
What is your favorite:
How much money would you earn on Jeopardy?
Would you rather go skydiving or snorkeling?
Snorkeling – I like the water and fish.