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Background:

Raised as a “military brat”, traveled throughout the United States and to Taiwan. After dad’s retirement from the Army we moved to Cascade, Idaho in 1963; and then in 1965 to Darby, Montana were I began high school. In 1969, following graduation I attended Carroll College in Helena. I was confirmed into the Catholic Church in April 1973 at Borromeo Chapel at Carroll by Bishop Hunthausen, following a lengthy chat with the bishop at the chancery. Graduated in 1973 with a degree in Elementary Education from Carroll. After taking a year off and working at a Day-care center in Forest Grove, Oregon I entered St. Thomas Seminary in Seattle. After the seminary closing in 1977, I took 6 months off and worked at St. Joseph Parish in Butte. In January 1978 I returned to the seminary, only this time at Mount Angel in Oregon. Graduated with a Masters of Divinity in May 1979.

Pastoral Assignments:

  • 1979

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    Immaculate Conception, Butte

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  • 1980

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    St. John the Evangelist, Butte

    Chaplain at Butte Central High School

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  • 1981

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    St. Rose of Lima, Dillon w/ Lima, Melrose & Wisdom

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  • 1985

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    St. Thomas the Apostle, Helmville w/ Lincoln

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    & Communications - Chancery

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  • 1986

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    Immaculate Conception, Butte

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  • 1995

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    St. Joseph, Harlowton w/ White Sulphur Springs, Shamut & Judith Gap

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  • 1997

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    Flink Creek Catholic Community: St. Michael the Archangel, Drummond w/ St. Philip, Philipsburg; & Gold Creek

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  • 1999

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    Sanders County Catholic Community: St. William, Thompson Falls; w/ St. James, Plains; Hot Springs & Noxon

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  • 2011

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    St. Charles Borromeo, Whitefish

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