➤ Age: 53
➤ Seminary year: 2nd Theology
➤ Home Parish: Mater Dolorosa
➤ Elementary School: St. Edwards (St. Louis)
➤ High School: St. Edwards (St. Louis)
➤ College: Delgado Culinary School Apprenticeship Program
➤ Confirmation saint: St. Augustine
➤ Why did you choose this saint?: I like his name; it seems powerful. Now that I am in seminary, I have learned more about him. One of the things that I like is that he was a bad boy whose mother prayed continuously for his conversion. I believe that a mother’s prayer is always heard and answered by God.
➤ Favorite food: Cheeseburgers
➤ Favorite book: Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking”
➤ Favorite Movie: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” starring Sydney Poitier
➤ Favorite TV Show: The Cosby Show
➤ Favorite Feast of the Church: Easter
➤ Would you rather walk, run, bike or swim? Walk
➤ Would you rather cook or go out to eat? I would rather cook with someone.
➤ Would you rather vacation at the beach or in the mountains? I would prefer to go to New York City.
➤ What else would you like to share? I am looking forward to serving God as a priest.