Fr. James Mason

About Fr. James Mason

Fr. James Mason is the President-Rector of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary and a priest of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, SD. Fr. Mason attended the North American College and received his S.T.B. from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas – Angelicum, Rome; he also holds the J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. After his ordination in 2001, Fr. Mason served as pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Garretson, SD, was the Director of Vocations, Vice-Chancellor, and Medical Moral Advisor for the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls, and then directed the Broom Tree Retreat Center from 2004-2014 and was Pastor of St. Lambert Parish in Sioux Falls from 2008-2014. He joined the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary community in 2014 as Director of Spiritual Formation and Dean of Students. In 2015, Archbishop Robert J. Carlson appointed him President-Rector.

Weaning Off the Livestream Mass

“Who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something to be grasped. Rather, he emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, coming in human likeness; and found human in appearance, he humbled himself, becoming o … [Read more...]

The Forgotten Vice in Seminary Formation

We make men without chests and expect from them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. —C. S. Lewis from The Abolition of Man. (This article originally appeared in the May 2006 print e … [Read more...]