Rev. Msgr. James J. Loughnane, P.A.
ABOUT OUR PASTOR
Msgr. James J. Loughnane is from County Galway in Ireland. He was ordained a priest in 1961 at All Hallows Seminary. After service at four parishes throughout the LA Archdiocese, in 1981 he was named pastor of St. Joseph the Worker parish in Canoga Park. Twelve years later, he was assigned to St. Denis, where his tenure as pastor continues to this day.
Over the years, Monsignor Jim has served on a number of archdiocesan councils and boards and in 2005 he was awarded the honor of Protonotary Apostolic, the highest ranking of a monsignor.
On January 4, 2012, Most Reverend Jose H. Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles appointed Monsignor Jim as Episcopal Vicar for the San Gabriel Pastoral Region.
Full of enthusiasm, energy and commitment, Msgr. Jim says, "We all have something to learn" and supports the programs of the archdiocese that build our faith and strengthen our discipleship.