Monsignor James C. Gurzynski, former Vicar General of the Diocese of Amarillo who served as Administrator Sede Vacante in 1997, passed away April 8 after a brief illness. He was 75 years old.
A long-time member of the Canon Law Society of America, Msgr. Gurzynski earned his doctorate in canon law in 1986 at The Catholic University of America. Upon his return to the Diocese of Amarillo, he was appointed Judicial Vicar and then Vicar General in 1992.
More information regarding Msgr. James Gurzynski's life and legacy can be found here.
Please remember Msgr. Gurzynski and his family in your prayers. May he rest in peace.