1995 Graduate of the University of Tulsa with a B.A. in History. M.A. in Theology (emphasis in Systematic Theology) from St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA, in 2000. S.T.B. from St. Vincent Seminary in 2001. Ordained a priest of the Diocese of Tulsa by Bishop Edward J. Slattery on May 25, 2001. Served the Oklahoma parishes of the Madalene in Tulsa, Sacred Heart in Sapulpa, and St. John the Evangelist in Stillwater. Campus ministry chaplaincies at Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, the St. Philip Neri Newman Center at the University of Tulsa, and St. John the Evangelist Newman Center at Oklahoma State.