Father James Gordon

Pastor Emeritus

Father Gordon was born in Ireland and was ordained at the Cathedral of The Blessed Trinity, Waterford, Ireland.  Fr. Gordon, I.C. joined the Blessed Sacrament Parish as assistant pastor in January 1973, coming here from the Institute of Charity, Peoria, Illinois where he was Dean of Students.  He became pastor in June 1978 when Fr. Cottrell left for a new assignment. As of August, 2017, Father Gordon is now assigned as Pastor Emeritus of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.