Born in Brooklyn, N.Y.o studied architectural drafting and became a commercial kitchen designer after serving in the Nuty; eventually started his own business.

Moved to North Miami in 1969 with his first wife, Yolanda, and their daughter; after Yolanda’s death, he married Charlotte. They have been married over 43 years, with five children (his, hers and ours), nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Ordained a permanent deacon Nov. 20r1999, at age 66, and assigned to his home parish, St. Mark in Southwest Ranches.

Author and presenter, from 2001 to 2009, of a three-day parish mission based on Divine Mercy, “Three Days with the Lord”

In 2009, started a prayer group called Adorers of the Blessed Sacrament (adorersoftheblessedsacrament.com)o to encourage men, women and children to experience exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and believe.

In the real presence of Jesus. All St. Mark School and religious education students become members once they receive their first Communion.

Quote: “I was a poor to average student. The one thing that made a deep impression on me was being taught who Jesus Christ was. I knew that no matter what happened in my life He would always take care of me.”