Deacon James F. Papillo was ordained as a deacon in the
Archdiocese of Hartford
on June 12, 2004. He received a doctorate in psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and was a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University and the University of California at Los Angeles. An attorney, he graduated from the University of Connecticut Law School in 1991 with honors. Gov. John G. Rowland appointed him as Connecticut’s first State's Victim Advocate in 1999, heading an independent state agency that protects and promotes the rights of crime victims in the state of Connecticut.
Jim left his position with the state in October, 2008.
Deacon Papillo currently is Vice President of Administrative Affairs and Associate Professor in the Humanities at Holy Apostles College & Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. He and his wife, Joanne, along with their daughter, Stephanie, live
in West Hartford.
Deacon Jim is assigned to
the linked parishes of St. Ann and St.
Mary in New Britain, Connecticut.
Email: Deacon Jim Papillo