Fr Robert Camuso
FR. ROBERT CAMUSO
Father Bob was named Pastor of St. Thomas More Parish in July 2005. He was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont in 1946. He has three brothers, one older and two younger. The oldest brother lives in Sequim, Washington. When Father was 3 years old, his parents moved the family to Fresno, California and then later to Stockton, California. When Father turned 18, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served for 3 years in San Diego and Port Hueneme, California.
Father then attended Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles where he received a B.A. degree in Advertising Design. He lived in New York City for 5 years where he worked for Ogilvy & Mather Advertising. In 1977 he moved to Seattle and worked for two advertising agencies before starting his own company with a partner in 1981. In 1986 they sold the buisness and Father took a year off to travel before entering the seminary. He attended seminary at Theological College in Washington, D.C. where he earned a Masters of Divinity degree. He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Seattle in 1992 by Archbishop Thomas Murphy.
Father served as a priest at the following parishes: Holy Family Parish in Kirkland as parochial vicar with Father Jim Dalton as pastor; St. Andrew Parish in Sumner as parochial vicar with Father Tom Belleque as pastor; and St. Anne and St. Margaret parishes in Seattle as pastor for nine years.
Father is host of a one-hour radio program, Conversations with Father Bob, which now airs on seven radio stations in Seattle, Louisiana, Texas and Toronto, Canada.