Fr. James Mason is the president-rector of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary and a priest of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Fr. Mason attended the North American College and received his Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas—the Angelicum in Rome. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.
Prior to entering the seminary, Fr. Mason worked as a prosecutor in Minneapolis, director of Catholic Charities, and legal counsel and lobbyist for the Diocese of Sioux Falls.
Having spent more than 10 years giving the long Ignatian retreat and the last eight years in seminary formation, Fr. Mason is a real formational expert and an articulate voice for formational reform and renewal in the Church.