Father Martin was ordained to the priesthood on June 26th, 1999. Following his final year of studies in Rome, Father was assigned as chaplain and Theology instructor at Assumption High School in Wisconsin Rapids. Two years later Father moved to La Crosse where he was put in charge of the Holy Cross Seminary House of Formation while also serving Aquinas High School as Chaplain and Theology instructor. After nine wonderful years, Father was assigned to St. John's and Christ the King in Spencer. Father is the second of five children and grew up on a farm in Crawford County. Father Martin is grateful to God for this assignment and hopes to serve here for many years!