Docete omnes gentes. | Go and teach all nations.
I was born in Western North Carolina, the youngest of three children. Raised Catholic, I knew very young that God was calling me to be a priest after His own heart. I entered seminary in 2006 for the Diocese of Charlotte at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, OH. After graduating in 2010 with a B.A. in Philosophy, I attended the University of the Holy Cross in Rome for theological studies. I hold an S.T.B. and S.T.L. (Liturgical Theology) from the same university. In addition to parochial responsibilities, I have taught parish classes in Ecclesiology, Marian Devotion, Lay Participation in the Liturgy, and conducted parish days of recollection for lay ministers. I have also taught Confirmation classes and led RCIA classes. Trained in both forms of the Roman Rite, I regularly fulfill requests to teach other priests how to offer the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.