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James E. Russo

Fr. James E. Russo worked at the following locations:

  • 1970: Ordained
  • 1971: St. Bartholomew’s, Elmhurst, NY
  • 1972-1976: St. Thomas Apostle, Woodhaven, NY
  • 1977: St. Virgilius, Broad Channel, NY
  • 1978-1979: Holy Family, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1980-1981: St. Patrick, Largo, FL (Diocese of St. Petersburg)
  • 1982: Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 1982: Released from diocesan assignment, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1983-1987: Blessed Trinity, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 1984-1985: Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL (Chaplain)
  • 1988-1997: St. Michael the Archangel, Clearwater, FL (Very Rev. James E. Russo, V.E., from 1988-1990)
  • 1991-1994: Catholic Charities; St. Petersburg, Inc.; St. Petersburg, FL (President on the Board of Trustees)
  • 1997: Resigned after having what Bishop Robert Lynch referred to in a statement as “an episode of misconduct” with a minor
  • 1998-present: Unknown

(Sources: Official Catholic Directory &