Born: Bellefontaine, OH

Joined the Missionaries: 1983

What drew you to the Missionaries of the Precious Blood?
The desire to bring God’s healing love and peace to the people who live on the edges of society.

What is your current assignment?
I am in parish ministry at St. John the Baptist Church in Glandorf, Ohio.

What is the most challenging aspect of your assignment?
One of the most challenging yet most rewarding aspects of ministry is to help people to see the love and presence of Jesus in their lives especially in difficult and trying times.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your assignment?
Another rewarding aspect of ministry is to help people grow in their relationship with God  and others through the reconciling blood of Jesus.

What did you do before joining the Missionaries?
I worked for two years after high school; then I joined the Missionaries of the Precious Blood.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I love to garden and enjoy sports.

Aside from St. Gaspar, who are some of your favorite Saints?
I would say St. Anthony of Padua and St. Theresa of Avila.

What is your favorite prayer?
My favorite prayer is the Hail Mary.

What is your favorite:
Book: History books
Food: Chicken – any style.
Movie: Action movies
Holiday: Christmas
TV Show: The older sitcoms… SeinfeldEveryone Loves Raymond, etc.

How much money would you earn on Jeopardy?
I probably would not earn much since I am not a trivia person. However it would be fun to try.

Would you rather go skydiving or snorkeling?
It would definitely be skydiving.