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.
Delivered papers.
Worked at paint store, laundromat, and jewelry store.
Shoveled snow.
Cleaned Grandpa’s shoe repair shop.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Golf
Cards
Watch Reds on TV
Visit friends

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?
Rosary

What is your favorite:

Books: Bible
             My Name is Ken: and I Will Be Your Waiter for a Long, Long Time . . . by Ken Untener
             My Life With the Saints and Jesus by James Martin
Food: Sausage and sauerkraut
Movie: Blind Side
Holiday: Easter
TV Show: News, Sports, Wheel of Fortune

 
How much money would you earn on Jeopardy?
$100.00

Would you rather go skydiving or snorkeling?
Snorkeling – I like the water and fish.