Bishop Hundt was born on August 26, 1956 in Hanover, Ontario.  He attended St. Peter's Seminary in London, Ontario and was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Hamilton on May 8, 1982.

He was appointed an Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Toronto by Pope Benedict XVI on February 11, 2006 and ordained a Bishop on April 25, 2006.

On March 1, 2011 he was appointed Bishop of Corner Brook and Labrador by Pope Benedict XVI and he was officially installed on April 13, 2011.