- Archdiocese of IndianapolisOrganist, Choir Director, Liturgist, 1983 - 2012
- Discalced Carmelite Secular (OCDS)
- Definitive Promise and Vows
- Three years of monastic discernment on Mount Carmel in Israel with Discalced Carmelite nuns during OCDS formation period
- Clergy Convert, 1982
- Former United Methodist minister and pastor
- Retired Church Musician
- Choral conductor, organ, keyboards, and flute
- Hobbies: Following the pro cycling tour; French culture, language, & translation; all things Catholic; and as Santa used to say, "some surprises!"
- Baker University, Baldwin KansasB.A. Cum Laude, Psychology, Music, 1975
- Emory University, Atlanta GeorgiaM.Div. Theology, Sacred Music, 1980
- Indiana State University, Terre Haute IndianaM.M. Magna Cum Laude, Choral Conducting Performance, Organ Service Playing, 2003
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