James Halpin

Birthday: February 9
Parish: Holy Spirit - Overland Park

High School:

Coppell High, Coppell, TX


Texas A & M, BBA Supply Chain Management


Kenrick Glennon Seminary

Year in Seminary:

Theology II

Favorite Saint:

 St. Lawrence


My advice to men considering the priesthood: Stay close to the Lord Jesus in prayer every day, and He will take care of everything for you.


Why I want to be a Priest: I want to participate in Christ's ministry of revealing the Father's love in this world.


Hobbies & Interests: Reading, jogging, classical music, art, and racquetball.


Those who influenced me: First, the Apostles of the Interior Life, who introduced me to prayer, spiritual direction, and the joy of living the consecrated life. The holy, joyful, generous priests ministering to students at Texas A & M: Bishop David Kenderly, Fr. Jonathan Raia, Fr. Brian McMaster. Finally, the holy Anglican priests who raised me in my childhood faith, especially Fr. William Cray and Bishop Jack Iker.




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