Fr. James Vincent Flosi

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago

Summary of Assignments:

  • 5/12/1971:  Ordained
  • 1971-1976:  St. Hubert’s – Associate Pastor; Hoffman Estates, IL
  • 1976-1985:  Cathedral of the Holy Name – Assistant Pastor
  • 1977-1988:  Office of Pastoral Care for Separated and Divorced Catholics – Director
    • 1982:  Renamed Phoenix Ministry for Separated and Divorced Catholics
  • 1985-1988:  St. Luke’s – Associate Pastor; River Forest, IL
  • 1989:  Not indexed in Directory
  • 1989-1990:  St. Gertrude’s; Franklin Park, IL
  • 1990-1992:  St. Giles; Oak Park, IL
  • 7/1992:  Resigned
  • 10/2010:  Laicized
  • Founder and CEO of AIDSCare; Chicago, IL


Sued 2005. Accused of abuse of a Quigley Theological Seminary student in 1980 while assigned to Holy Name Cathedral. Multiple reports of sexual abuse of minrors dating to 1970s. Accused 1991 of teaching seversl middle school age boys to masturbate. Resigned from priesthood 7/92. Later became founder and CEO of Aidscare in Chicago. Laicized 10/10.

Sources: Assignment Record; Flosi Personnel File; Jeff Anderson & Associates TimelineChicago Tribune 03.03.05; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 03.20.06; Chicago Sun-Times 03.21.06; Journal of Oak Park and River Forest 11.11.07; Chicago Archdiocesan Report accessed 07.05.11; Archdiocese of Chicago Documents 11.11.14