Born: April 8, 1963 in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Joined the Missionaries: May 2005

What drew you to the Missionaries of the Precious Blood? Members were chaplains at the hospital where I worked. The spirituality of the Precious Blood was intriguing to me at that time and I saw it lived out in the members.

What is your current assignment? Chaplain/Theology teacher at Melbourne Central Catholic high school, Melbourne Florida.

What is the most challenging aspect of your assignment? Working with teenagers is always a challenge. Loving and respecting teenagers is MORE of a challenge in some circumstances.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your assignment? When I hear students say: “I love having a priest on campus with us all the time.”

What did you do before joining the Missionaries? I was a high school campus minister for three years as well as a licensed practical nurse.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? I like reading, biking and playing guitar.

.Aside from St. Gaspar, who are some of your favorite Saints? St. Francis is one of my favorites.

What is your favorite prayer? I like the Peace Prayer of St. Francis. We pray it frequently here at school

What is your favorite:
  Book: Anything by John Grisham
  Food: Seafood
  Movie: Shawshank Redemption
  Holiday: Thanksgiving
  TV Show: West Wing

How much money would you earn on Jeopardy? Not much. I’m really not that smart. 🙂

Would you rather go skydiving or snorkeling? Snorkeling.