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Jim Russell

Jim Russell
Jim Russell serves as Family Life Coordinator for the Office of Laity and Family Life in the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, where he is stationed as a deacon. Deacon Russell has authored many essays on the sanctity of marriage, the work of Pope St. John Paul II, and Catholic teaching on social issues.
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Mass is not supposed to make me comfortable—it’s supposed to make me more holy... After thirty-five years as a liturgical musician, it’s amazing how little I really know about the liturgical music of the Roman Rite. Then again,...