He attended Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, LA and was ordained a priest of the Lord Jesus Christ on June 11, 2005. His first assignmen t was to The Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Biloxi. In 2007 he was assigned to be pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the Dedeaux Community, which is about 20 miles north of Pass Christian. In 2014 he was appointed pastor of Our Lady of the Gulf parish in Bay St. Louis and briefly served as administrator of St. Ann Parish in Lizana.In addition to parish ministry he has done a number of parish missions and religious pilgrimages. He also serves as the Spiritual Director for the Cursillo Movement of South MS, and he is a member of the Deacon Formation Board,and he is on the Bishop’s Presbyteral Council.