He attended Woonsocket High School. He graduated High school in 2000. Following High School he attended CCRI, Lincoln from Fall 2000-Spring 2001. In the Fall of 2001, he transferred to Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Philosophy, Theology and Catechetics in 2005. Following graduation he joined and discerned religious life with the Franciscan Third Order Regular/Rule (TOR) from Fall 2005-Spring 2006.
After discerning that religious life as a Brother was not where God was calling him to serve, he returned to Franciscan University and pursued a Masters in Theology. During that time, he applied to the Diocese of Providence and was accepted to the Minor Seminary to begin his formation and education as a diocesan priest in the Fall of 2008. While in his first year of Minor Seminary in Providence, he completed his Master of Theology Degree from Franciscan University in Spring 2009.
After the academic year at Our Lady of Providence Seminary, he was assigned to attend Saint John’s Major Seminary in Brighton, Massachusetts in the Fall of 2009, continuing seminary formation and education. He received his Masters of Divinity in 2013.
Saint Luke Parish, Barrington, R.I.
Institute for Priestly Formation in Omaha, Nebraska
Saint Philip Church, Greenville, R.I.
Saint Patrick Church, Providence, R.I. where he also served as a Deacon.
He was ordained to the Diaconate on May 19, 2012 at Saint Luke’s Parish, Barrington, R.I. by Bishop Robert C. Evans, D.D., J.C.L.
On June 1, 2013 he was ordained to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ for the Diocese of Providence by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, D.D. at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence.
Assignments as a Priest:
Assistant Pastor at Saint Luke Parish, Barrington, R.I. – 2013-2015
Assistant Pastor at Saint Augustine, Providence. R.I. – 2015-2017
Pastor at Saint Joseph, Pascoag, R.I. & Saint Patrick, Harrisville, R.I. – 2017 –
St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church
183 Sayles Ave, Box 188
Pascoag, Rhode Island 02859-0188