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Fr. James Bromwich

Fr. James Bromwich was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky in 2003 after having received a Masters of Divinity from St. Mary of the Lake University-Mundelein Seminary. He subsequently received a Licentiate in Sacred Theology, writing his thesis on Pope John Paul II's Theology of the New Evangelization and the Laity. In addition, Fr. James has an M.A. in International Conflict Intervention from the Patterson School of Dipomacy at the University of Kentucky, an M.A. in Catholic Thought and Life from St. Meinrad School of Theology in Indiana, a B.S. in Nursing from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky and a B.A. in History from the University of Arkansas. Fr. James’ areas of particular interest include the natural law, medical ethics and international affairs and the Church. 

Fr. James served as Administrator and Pastor of three parishes for six years in South Central Kentucky. At the invitation of Bishop Kevin Rhoades, Fr. James and another priest moved to Fort Wayne in 2012 to form an Oratory of St. Philip Neri in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, with a focus on the New Evangelization and the laity and promoting the dignity of the human person. Fr. James is currently part-time chaplain at St. Joseph Hospital and President of The Neri Institute, which promotes the dignity of the human person through teaching and scholarship.