He and the Salvatorians have worked for many local shelters, including Repairers of the Breach, a homeless shelter in downtown Milwaukee, and the Cathedral Women’s Shelter, a center for homeless and abused women.
There was a "God or the Girl" prelude.
Around age 19, after graduating from a public high school, Br. Blaire felt a calling to religious life. His plans were put on hold, however, after he met a young woman, Briana, and fell in love. Br. Blaire and Briana dated for three and a half years, but around the third year of their courtship, Br. Blaire felt God calling him back to religious life. While working on a social justice committee in New Jersey, Br. Blaire realized that he was meant for that lifestyle.
He realized that he could not create "a happy balance between ministry and a relationship" and that God came above everything else.