Fr. McDonald was ordained in 2001 and was assigned to Post Falls, Idaho for one year, and then was appointed District Secretary. After serving at the Regina Coeli House for four years, he was made prior at Armada, Michigan, a position he held for six years, followed by his appointment as the Second Assistant to the District Superior in 2012. In 2016 he was again assigned temporarily to Immaculate Conception Priory in Post Falls, ID, before resuming his role as Second Assistant, and finally arriving in Phoenix in December, 2017.
He is also the chaplain for the men's Holy Name Society, the Ladies' Auxilliary, and the Children of Mary.
You may have seen Fr. McDonald in the series of videos "Our Catholic Faith Today" produced by the SSPX.