Fr. Anthony grew up in Williamston, MI. He attended St. Mary School in Williamston from kindergarten through sixth grade, and then attended St. Thomas Aquinas School for seventh and eight grades. He graduated from Lansing Catholic High School in 2002, and then went to St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul, MN. He graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in Catholic Studies and Philosophy. He attended Sacred Heart Major Seminary from 2006-2010, and graduated with a Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology, and a Master of Divinity. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Lansing on June 11, 2010, and has been parochial vicar of St. Thomas Aquinas parish since July, 2010.