1997 M.A. Theology, Biblical Studies, (Honors) Immaculate Conception Seminary, School of Theology at Seton Hall University, South Orange N.J. Received Pope John Paul II Medal for Academic Excellence -Highest GPA
1986 B.A. Religious Studies, (Honors)
1995 Tantur Ecumenical Institute for Advanced Theological Studies Jerusalem, Israel, June-July
2021 Induction into Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society
2017 Named theological consultant for MEDIAPLACE, a Long Island based company who produced the series 'Mysteries the Church' for the Diocese of Brooklyn, NY.
2016 Appointed as Co-Director of Catechesis for the Diocese of Paterson
2015 Seton Hall University "Many Are One" Servant Leadership Award
2010 Appointed diocesan representative to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Evangelization Gatherings.
2010 Appointed Head of the Commission for Evangelization and Catechesis by Bishop Serratelli
2008 Catholic Press Association of USA and Canada 1st Place Award for my book, "Jesus in the House" Family Life Category
2000-2001 Teacher of the Year Award winner, Archdiocese of Newark
2000 Consecrated member of Missionary Cenacle Apostolate
1997 Received the Pope John Paul II Medal for Academic
Excellence for acquiring the highest GPA in the School of Theology.
1997 Certificate of outstanding service to secondary education
from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
1995 Appointment to the Commission for Interreligious Affairs in the Archdiocese of Newark - I served for 15 years on the COmission.
1993 Awarded Outstanding Teacher Award by Governor Thomas Kean at Ramapo College.
1986 Awarded the Religious Studies Medal for Academic Academic Achievement in the field of Religious Studies from Seton Hall University.
1985 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rothberg School for Overseas Students Certificate for participation in the Department of Special Academic Programs.