Private Bag 11012,
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4414
Born in Palmerston North, 30 September 1928.
Educated at: St Joseph's Primary School, Hawera; St Patrick's College, Silverstream; Hawera High School, Hawera; Holy Cross College, Mosgiel.
Ordained at Hawera on 21 July 1954
Appointments since ordination: Sacred Heart Parish, Petone 1955-59; St Peter's Parish, Wairoa 1960-61; St Patrick's Parish, Patea 1962-63; Sacred Heart Parish, Inglewood 1965; Our Lady, Help of Christians, Fitzroy (New Plymouth) 1966; St Brigid's Parish, Feilding 1967; St Joseph's Parish, Upper Hutt 1968; St Joseph's Parish, Waitara 1970-72; Peru 1973-77; St Francis Xavier, Stokes Valley 1978-80; St Joseph's Parish, Wellington 1981-90
Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Wellington 1981-1990
Director, Pontifical Mission Societies 1991-95
Ordained as Coadjutor Bishop for Palmerston North at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Palmerston North, 10 December 1995