Deacon James McFadden
Faculty: Theology

Faculty/Staff Theology

Deacon Jim McFadden is a Theology teacher at St. Francis High School. He is grateful for his teaching ministry at SFHS, where his students continue to “surprise, touch, and inspire.” Off campus, he has participated in detention ministry at Folsom Prison since 2003. He also provides spiritual direction, baptismal and marriage preparation, and Adult Faith Formation at the parish level, including St. John the Baptist.


  • B.A. Philosophy, University of San Francisco, 1968
  • M.A. Philosophy, Tulane University, 1973


  • Single Subject Teaching Credential-Social Studies
  • Community College Credential – Philosophy and Religion

First year working at St. Francis: 1988