Deacon Ken was ordained to the Diaconate for the Diocese of Cleveland by Bishop Anthony Pilla on June 6, 1981. His previous assignments were twice at St. Hyacinth Parish in Cleveland. The second time he served as the parish administrator until the parish closed in 2009. He also served for 10 years at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist and as Master of Ceremonies for Bishop Pilla for 15 years. In addition, Deacon Ken was the Director of the Diaconate for the Diocese of Cleveland for 22 years. He also served as President of the National Association of Diaconate Directors.He holds a bachelor's degreee in Religious Studies from John Carroll University and a Master's degree in Theology from St. Mary's Seminary and Graduate School of Theology. He was assigned to St. John Neumann Parish by Bishop Lennon in 2009, where he is involved in Adult Religious Education, Ministry to the divorced and separated, Liturgy training and preparation, marriage preparatin and enrichment, sick visitation and baptismal preparation. Deacon Ken also serves as the business manager for the parish. He has been married to his wife, Linda for nearly 45 years. They have five grown children and seven grandchildren. Ken enjoys teaching, travel and golf.