Born October 26, 1904 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, he was educated at John Winthrop School, Dorchester and Boston Technical High School. In 1928 he received a BS at Tufts College in Electrical Engineering. He then attended Holy Cross Seminary, Dunkirk, New York from 1930 until 1932. He was professed as a Passionist on August 15, 1933. After studies at various monasteries he was ordained on April 23, 1940 at St. Joseph’s Church, Baltimore, Maryland by Bishop Michael J. Curley. From 1941 until 1942 he was director of students, Baltimore. From 1942 until 1945 he studied at The Catholic University of America and obtained a MS in Chemistry. From 1945 until 1960 he was on the faculty at Holy Cross Seminary, Dunkirk where he was professor of chemistry and mathematics. From 1953 until 1960 he was also vice-rector there. From 1960 until 1968 he was provincial econome. He lived in Union City, New Jersey. He died of cancer in Boston.
October 26, 1904
August 15, 1933
April 23, 1940
January 23, 1968
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