Third Order Mercedarian and Retired Board Member
Gary started his worldly career at Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Arts. His interests include bible study, spirituality groups, having a strong Marian Devotion and trying to make a move into being a Catholic Pamphleteer. Shortly after retiring eleven years ago he became a full time Catholic being an adult Altar Server/Sacristan serving Mass during the weekdays at OLM Parish.
Gary has been a member of The Mercedarian Third Order for 23 years and was President of the Order for a total of nine years. He has been a Catechist at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Le Roy, NY for 25 years and is still teaching the children of that Parish.
He studied under the guidance of Father John A. Hardon, S.J. founder of “The Marian Catechist Apostolate” which is now lead by His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke. Gary has been a member of The Marian Catechist Apostolate for 13 years. He is also, a Fourth Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, Edward W. Powers Council for 43 years