Rev. James M. DiLuzio CSP

The Paulist Fathers

415 West 59th Street

New York, New York 10019

Phone 212-265-3209 ext 253

Fax 212-265-4154


Web Site:

Coming Soon: An Audio CD Multi-disc set of Luke Live! in its entirety with songs and homilies, Projected date of availability: SPRING 2012. Check this website for updates and details.*


Litterae Commendatitiae

Biographical Information

  Archdiocese of New York, New York 2000 –

The Paulist Fathers, 86-11 Midland Parkway, Jamaica Estates, NY 11432-3041

Telephone: 718-291-5995

Born in Nyack, New York to James and Janet DiLuzio of  Closter, New Jersey Father became a Police Officer and Chief of Police also part-time Electrician and Construction Worker;  Mother Homemaker and Businesswoman.

Oldest of four children;  Four nieces, Three nephews,  Five godchildren; Attended Saint Mary's Parish , Closter, New Jersey  and Saint Paul the Apostle Parish, New York, New York.


Master of Divinity Catholic University of America       Washington, D.C. 1988-1992      

Master of Arts DRAMA University of Southern California   Los Angeles  1977 - 1979      

Bachelor of Arts   English / Education  Montclair State College    Upper Montclair, NJ  1972 - 1976       

Northern Valley Regional High School    Demarest,  NJ   1968 - 1972    

Saint Mary's Parish School  Grades 1 -8        Closter, NJ 1960 - 1968  

Professional experience

2003 to Present: Missionary/ Performer

1993 -2002 Campus Minister, Associate Pastor, Deacon at Newman Centers and parishes in Minneapolis, Los Angeles & San Francisco

1981 - 1987 Director of Customer Service  Metropolitan Opera Office of Development                 New York, NY

1979-1983  Professional Actor (SAG and AFTRA member)

Current Objective

To promote Evangelization, Reconciliation, Ecumenical and Interfaith sensitivity and interaction in Catholic Parishes, Newman Centers, Protestant and secular settings.

Extracurricular activities

Literature and Drama, Playwrighting, Voice, Music, Film, Art, Readings in Psychology & Spirituality, History, Running/Aerobics.


Inspiration for Luke Live! (HTML)

Inspiration for Luke Live! (PDF)

*The 2005 CD �Fr. James sings Songs from Luke Live! is now out of print.� It will no longer be available to prepare for the new audio project:� Luke Live!�The Complete Gospel Presentation. These new CDs will include the Gospel proclamation, homilies, commentary and songs.� The First CD Set will feature Chapters 1 through 6.� Subsequent editions will be recorded when financially viable.� Projected recording dates for Part 1: Spring 2011.� Fundraising will begin soon via Check back here for details!

The 2005 CD sold 1,500 copies.� Thank you to all who support this ministry


© 2006 Father James DiLuzio.


© 2004 Father James DiLuzio.