The Blessings of Large Families (Encore)
Deacon Jim Russell is a "cradle" Catholic, husband, father of eleven, and grandfather of two. Ordained to the diaconate in 2002, Russell serves as Family Life Coordinator for the Office of Laity and Family Life in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, where he has lived his entire life. Previously he worked in full-time parish ministry for fourteen years. He remains an active supporter of Catholic radio and the Catholic blogosphere. Some of his posts can be found at the official blog of the Archdiocese of St. Louis (http://blog.stlouisreview.com/). Follow him on Twitter at @MarriageSTL.