1951 I entered Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania as a postulant.
1952 I entered the Novitiate of Saint Vincent Archabbey.
1953 I made my profession of simple vows.
1956 I made my solemn profession of vows.
1958 I was ordained a Transitional Deacon.
1959 I was ordained a Priest.
1961 I was dispensed from my vows and became a priest of the Diocese of Miami, Florida.
1963 I was appointed Administrator of Saint Matthew Parish, Hallandale, Florida
1964 I was appointed Administrator of St. Ambrose Parish, Deerfield Beach, Florida.
1966 I was appointed Pastor of Saint Ann Parish, Naples, Florida.
1967 I was appointed Pastor of Nativity Parish, Hollywood, Florida.
1968 I was appointed Rector of Saint Mary Cathedral, Miami, Florida.
1969 I was appointed Chancellor or the Archdiocese of Miami.
1970 I was appointed Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Miami.
1971 I was appointed by Pope Paul VI Auxiliary Bishop of Miami, consecrated on January 25, 1972.
1975 I was appointed by Pope Paul VI the First Bishop of the New Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida.
1983 I was appointed by Pope John Paul II the Fifth Bishop of Corpus Christi in Texas.
1997 I retired and became Bishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi.