Fr. James Kurzynski
Chaplain of Catholic Campus Ministry
Fr. James Kurzynski comes from the small, rural town of Amherst, Wisconsin. After graduation from Amherst High School in 1992, Fr. James attended the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, where he studied Applied Music, focusing on voice, saxophone, and composition. After completing his degree, Fr. James worked as a Graduate Assistant Hall Director at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. After a year at UNK, Fr. James felt a need to discern his priestly vocation, left Nebraska, and entered Mundelein Seminary in Mundelein, Illinois. Fr. James was ordained a priest in 2003 and has served as a Pastor, High School Chaplain, and University Chaplain during his priesthood. Fr. James is excited to embrace the challenge of being the Pastor of a thriving parish and the Chaplain of a strong Catholic Campus Ministry. Please pray for the Fr. James and the success of StoutCatholic.