ST. LOUIS - The Rev. James Kennedy Sullivan, a former priest of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, died Oct. 27, 2002.
Ordained in 1965 for the diocese, Sullivan served the diocese as an associate pastor in St. Agnes Cathedral Parish at Springfield, St. Francis Xavier Parish in Sikeston and St. Augustine Parish in Kelso. He also served as a high school principal and teacher before joining the staff of the Marist Brothers Renewal Center in Fribourg, Switzerland.
In 1980, Sullivan became the founding director of ministry to the Ministers Program at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas.