Born in Dover, New Jersey, Fr. Carmen is the chaplain for Morris Catholic High School. He holds degrees at the master's specialist, and doctoral levels. A widower, Fr. Carmen and his wife Barbara were married for thirty-three years. He has two daughters and four grandchildren, the oldest attends Morris Catholic High School.
He was a teacher, counselor, principal and assistant superintendent. He is also a marriage and family therapist. He assists at Sacred Heart Church in Dover and serves as a chaplain for the United States Army at Picatinny Arsenal in Dover and for the Danville Police Department. His greatest joy is his family and working with the students, staff, and families at Morris Catholic High School.