Director of the Vocation Office for Diocesan Priesthood
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S.T.D. (Liturgical Studies) The Catholic University of America (2022)
S.T.L. (Liturgical Studies) The Catholic University of America (2019)
M.A. Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary (2011)
M.Div. Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary (2010)
B.A. (Philosophy) Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary (2007)
Director, Vocation Office for the Diocesan Priesthood, Wynnewood, PA (2021-)
Chaplain, Archdiocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting (2013-2016)
Vocation Coordinator, Philadelphia North (2013-2016)
Parochial Vicar, Saint Anselm Church, Philadelphia, PA (2011-2016)
“Between Universality and Inculturation: Gregorian Chant as a Bridge.” Sacred Music 149, no. 1 (Spring 2022): 6-27.
“Comparing Canons: Does Using Eucharistic Prayer II Really Save Time?” Adoremus Bulletin (28 September 2021).
“Liturgical Lessons from the Pandemic.” Homiletic & Pastoral Review (June 2020). https://www.hprweb.com/2020/06/liturgical-lessons-from-the-pandemic/.
“Romano Guardini and the Priesthood of the Baptized.” Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal 23, no. 1 (2019): 24-42.
“Proclaiming Christ’s Kingship.” God’s Servant First. Blog of the Committee for Religious Liberty of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. October 2018. (http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/religious-liberty/christ-the-king/proclaiming-christs-kingship.cfm)
“Mutuality and Male Headship: Liturgical Evidence from Marriage Rituals throughout History.” Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal 21, no. 3 (2017): 252-289.
“Is Beauty Subjective? Identifying Criteria for Beauty and Recognizing Them in Chant.” Sacred Music 144, no. 2 (Summer 2017): 23-32.
“Liturgically Creative Writing: Popular Development of the Sequences in the Missale Romanum.” Adoremus Bulletin XXII, no. 6 (May 2017): 6-7, 10.
“A Call to Action: Take Up Thy Cross in Proper Style!” Adoremus Bulletin XXII, no. 5 (March 2017): 8-10.
Review of Introduction to Eastern Christian Liturgies, ed. Stefanos Alexopoulos and Maxwell E. Johnson (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press Academic, 2022), in Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal 26, no. 1 (2022): 224-227.
Review of The Seven Gifts of the Spirit of the Liturgy: Centennial Perspectives on Romano Guardini’s Landmark Work, ed. Christopher Carstens (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2020), in Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal 25, no. 2 (2021): 259-261.
Review of Carlo Rossini, The Priest’s Chants and Recitatives at the Altar (1942; repr. Kansas City, MO: Romanitas Press, 2020), in Sacred Music 148, no. 3 (Fall 2021): 59-61.
Review of Michael Pakaluk, The Memoirs of St. Peter: A New Translation of the Gospel According to Mark (Washington, DC: Regnery Gateway, 2019), in International Journal of Evangelization and Catechetics 1, no. 2 (Fall 2020): 246-248.
“Longing for the Eucharist: Stories from Fr. Walter Ciszek, SJ and Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati.” Given at the Miraculous Medal Shrine, Philadelphia, PA (June 24, 2022).
“What Is the Mass?” Given at Old St. Augustine Parish, Philadelphia, PA (November 30, 2021).
“Between Universality and Inculturation: Gregorian Chant as a Bridge.” Given at the Society for Catholic Liturgy Conference, University of Notre Dame, Southbend, IN (September 25, 2021).
“Encountering God through the Sacred Liturgy.” Given at Saint Monica Parish, Berwyn, PA (March 2, 2021).
“Chrysostom’s Homily on the Word Koimeterion: An Exercise in Liturgical Theology.” Given at Saint Gregory the Great Academy, Elmhurst, PA (November 23, 2020).
“Celebrating the Liturgy with Reverence and Fidelity.” Keynote address given at the annual convocation for priests of the Diocese of Allentown (November 5, 2020).
“The Vocabulary of Kingship in the Sacramentary of Verona.” Given at the Treasures New and Old: Christian Culture and Cultures in the Patristic Age Conference, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Early Christianity, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (October 4, 2019).
“The Ritualization of Byzantine Symphonia in the Tenth-Century Book of Ceremonies.” Given at University Research Day, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (April 9, 2019).
“Romano Guardini and the Priesthood of the Baptized.” Given at the Society for Catholic Liturgy Conference, Cathedral of St. Mary, Miami, FL (September 28, 2018).
“Encountering God through the Sacred Liturgy.” Given at Bucks County Theology on Tap, Buckingham, PA (August 22, 2018).
“Mutuality and Male Headship: Evidence from Liturgical Rites of Marriage.” Given at University Research Day, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (April 19, 2018).
“Is Beauty Subjective? Identifying Criteria for Beauty.” Given at the National Gregorian Chant in Pastoral Ministry and Religious Education Conference, Saint Joseph’s Seminary (Dunwoodie), Yonkers, New York (March 10-11, 2017).
Church Music Association of America (2007-)
Society for Catholic Liturgy (2012-)
Association of Church Musicians in Philadelphia (2008-)
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Priest Alumni Executive Committee (2013-2015; 2021-)