Fr. Ken is the youngest of three brothers and grew up in the Beaver Falls, PA area. He graduated from Blackhawk High School where he returned to work for 14 years. During that time he was a social studies teacher, wrestling, golf and hockey coach, mock trial advisor, an active member of the Blackhawk Education Association and ended his professional educational career in the position of Assistant Principal. In 2007 he entered the seminary and along the way earned a degree in philosophy from Duquesne University and also graduated from The Catholic University of America where completed his theology studies.
Fr. Ken's first priestly assignment was at Saint Bernard's in Mount Lebanon and Seton LaSalle High School. Currently he is a parochial vicar for Saint Kilian and Holy Sepulcher parishes as well as Chaplin to the students at North Catholic High School and Vincentian Academy.