After completing studies in philosophy and theology and ordination as a Catholic priest, he rounded off his interests with degree work in physics. For the next twenty years, he taught physics, mathematics, computer science and religion in Catholic schools in Florida. While always continuing to assist parishes or military chaplains, he moved into the computer industry as a software engineer, working in six countries. He continued his interests in theology by doing two sabbaticals at the American College in Leuven, Belgium. Retired, he is now completing a book on the relationship of religion and science subtitled, a case for a theology of evolution.