Very Reverend James Kuroly

Father Kuroly was born in Queens, New York and attended Saint Anthony of Padua and then Cathedral Preparatory Seminary High School. He attended Saint John’s University for a degree in Philosophy while continuing his discernment at Cathedral Seminary House of Formation, Douglaston. After graduation, he entered the Seminary of Immaculate Conception, Huntington. He was ordained a priest in 2007 and was assigned to Our Lady of Sorrows, Corona. He then served as faculty member and assistant principal at Cathedral Prep. During this time, he also served as the Spiritual Director of the Jornada Movement while earning a Master and Doctorate in Education Administration. He was then appointed pastor of Saint Rose of Lima, Rockaway. In 2019, Bishop DiMarzio appointed him Rector-President of Cathedral Prep. and in 2022, Bishop Brennan called him to be the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry while remaining Rector-President.