Msgr. Kirwin
Msgr. J. Kirwin
July 1, 1897 - October 3, 1971
Monsignor James Kirwin was the founding pastor of St. James Church, Port Arthur, where he remained for forty-one years. He was known and loved by Catholic and Protestant alike as "Father Jim." More...
Msgr. Drouilhet Msgr. H. A. Drouilhet
August 4, 1902 - August 16, 1988
A life spanning more than a half-century of service to Catholics in Jefferson County ended August 16,1988, with the death of Monsignor Drouilhet.

Monsignor Drouilhet, a native of Galveston, celebrated the sixtieth... More...
Msgr. Enderle Msgr. M. N. Enderle
October 30, 1918 - May 11, 1999
Martin N. Enderle was born in Beaumont, Texas and is a graduate of St. Anthony High School, now Monsignor Kelly High School.

Martin was ordained in 1946 and appointed assistant pastor... More...