Minnesota Sexual Abuse Lawsuits
Minnesota’s civil statute of limitations (SOL) laws are more friendly in providing survivors of childhood sexual abuse an avenue to justice than many other states around the country. While the state did eliminate the civil age cap for sex abuse claims in 2013, the law is not retroactive which means it does not apply to claims prior to that year. SOL laws enable lawyers handling sexual abuse claims in Minnesota to file cases against sexual predators, including clergy members, and the Catholic Church.
Below you will find information on Minnesota’s statute of limitations laws. These laws are important because they dictate how long a lawyer handling Minnesota sexual assault cases has to file a claim on behalf of a survivor. In addition, we’ve compiled a list of Minnesota settlements received by sexual abuse and assault survivors and a list of Minnesota’s ‘credibly’ accused priests released by Minnesota’s Dioceses.
Minnesota Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse & Assault
Minnesota has made decent progress in the past decade towards helping survivors of sexual abuse get civil justice. The state’s civil age cap was eliminated in 2013 and a 3-year revival window was opened at that time. While that revival window has since closed, a bill was introduced to the state’s Legislature which would open a 5-year revival window for sexual abuse claims against a peace officer.
Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws for Minnesota
In Minnesota, there is no criminal SOL for criminal sexual conduct and sex trafficking. For felonies and misdemeanors, the criminal SOL is 3 years from the crime. Child USA, who has evaluated every state based on their criminal statute of limitations laws, gave Minnesota a Criminal SOL score of 3, on a 1-5 scale, where 5 is the highest. A score of 3 is defined as a full elimination of the criminal SOL for some/all felonies only.
Civil Statute of Limitations Laws for Minnesota
In Minnesota, there is no civil SOL for child sex abuse claims that occurred after 2013. The state did open a revival window in 2013, but that window closed in 2016. Child USA, who has also evaluated every state based on their civil statute of limitation laws, gave Minnesota a Civil SOL Age Cap score of 5, on a 1-5 scale, where 5 is the highest. A score of 5 is defined as no civil SOL age cap or elimination of the civil SOL.
If you or someone you love was sexually abused or assaulted in Minnesota, contact us now. Due to Minnesota’s current laws, those sexually abused as a minor may still have a claim against their abuser, depending on how long ago the abuse occurred. Even if the abuser is deceased, you may still have a claim against the organization responsible.
Go to our main sexual abuse page to learn more about the process of filing a clergy sexual abuse claim.
Minnesota Sexual Abuse Settlements
June 2018 – The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis reached a $210 million settlement agreement with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse. The agreement came after nearly four years of bankruptcy proceedings and negotiations. Archbishop Bernard Hebda apologized to the victims for the church letting them down.
March 2020 – A bankruptcy judge approved a $34 million settlement between the Diocese of new Ulm and roughly 100 people who claimed they were sexually abused by diocese clergy. During the hearing, Bishop John LeVoir apologized to sexual abuse survivors. Most of the money for the settlement will come from insurance policies. The diocese said it would release the names of the priests credibly accused of sexual abuse.
May 2020 – The Diocese of Saint Cloud agreed to a settlement of $22.5 million with 70 people who said they were sexually abused by diocese clergy. The diocese will also file for bankruptcy protection. In some claims, the abuse went as far back as the 1950s.
February 2021 – The Diocese of Winona-Rochester reached a $21.5 million settlement with 145 people who claimed they were sexually abused by diocese clergy. The diocese had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection due to the amount of pending child sexual abuse claims against it. The diocese is the last one in the state to settle the abuse claims against it.
The settlements listed above are offered for educational purposes only and do not guarantee any future outcome or settlement. Each legal situation is different, and past performance does not guarantee future results. We do not maintain that is a full list of all settlements in the state of Minnesota but merely a grouping of those we choose to share on our website. Please contact us if you would like additional settlements included or if you notice any inaccuracies on our site. We strive to provide our viewers the most up to date and accurate information as possible.
Minnesota Catholic Dioceses Release Names of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of Children
Catholic Dioceses in Minnesota have released the names of priests and clergy members who they deemed to be ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse of a child.
The lists below will be updated as litigation or investigations are concluded so that new names of credibly accused priests in Minnesota can be added.
Use the links below to navigate directly to a particular diocese’s clergy list.
- Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Credibly Accused Priest List
- Diocese of Crookston Credibly Accused Priest List
- Diocese of Duluth Credibly Accused Priest List
- Diocese of New Ulm Credibly Accused Priest List
- Diocese of Saint Cloud Credibly Accused Priest List
- Diocese of Winona-Rochester Credibly Accused Priest List
Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Credibly Accused Priest List
|wdt_ID||Last Name||First Name||Diocese/ Order||Year of Ordination/ Incardination||Clergy Status||Assignments|
|1||Adamson||Thomas||Diocese of Winona||1958||Deceased 2019||Diocese of Winona, 1958-1975; St. Leo the Great, St. Paul, 1975-1976; St. Boniface, St. Bonifacius, 1976; St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Paul Park, 1976-1979; Immaculate Conception, Columbia Heights, 1979-1980; Risen Savior, Apple Valley, 1981-1985; Returned to Diocese of Winona, 1985|
|2||Baker||Stephen||Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular||n/a||Deceased 2013||St Patrick, Inver Grove Heights 1977-1981|
|3||Bik||Michael||Order of Saint Benedict (lay teacher)||1993||Permanently removed from ministry||Teacher and Director of Worship, St. Stephen, Anoka, 1971-1984; Teacher, St. Odilia, Shoreview, 1971-1984|
|4||Blumeyer||Robert||Order of St. Benedict||1956||Deceased 1983||Associate Pastor, St. Boniface, Hastings, 1956-65; Associate Pastor, St. Augustine, St. Cloud, 1956-1967; Associate Pastor, St. Benedict, Bronx, N.Y., 1968-1969; St. Bartholomew, Wayzata, 1969-1973; St. Boniface, Hastings, Minn., 1973-1978; St. Benedict, Avon, 1978-1982; Pastor, St. Catherine, Farming, Minn., 1982-1983|
|5||Brown||John||Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis||1948||Deceased 2016||Associate priest, St. Timothy, Maple Lake, 1948-1949; Associate priest, Sacred Heart, Robbinsdale, 1949-1950; Associate priest, St. John, St. Paul, 1950-1951; Associate priest, Church of St. Joseph, Hopkins, 1951-1956; Chaplain, U.S. Army, 1956-1958; Associate priest, St. Mary, LeCenter, 1958-1960; Temporary administrator, St. Mary, LeCenter, 1960; Administrator, St. Mary, Waverly, 1960-1963; Pastor, St. Mary, Waverly, 1963-1964; Pastor, St. Anthony of Padua, Minneapolis, 1964-1966; Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Marysburg, 1966-1970; Pastor, Sacred Heart, Faribault, 1970-1978; Pastor, St. Peter Claver, St. Paul, 1978-1981; Pastor, Annunciation, Hazelwood, 1981-1990|
|6||Charland||Michael||Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate||1971||Laicized 1989||Outside of Archdiocese, 1971-1977; Served in various roles in the Archdiocese 1977-1984; Campus Ministry Director, College of Saint Thomas; In residence, Saint Mary, Saint Paul; Founder and Spiritual Director, Teens Encounter Christ (located at Saint Mary parish)|
|7||Corica||Eugene||Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis||1960||Left ministry 1995||Associate priest, St. Patrick, Inver Grove Heights, 1968-1974; Pastor, St. Bridget, Minneapolis, 1974-1979; Associate priest, St. Raphael, Crystal, 1979-1985; Temporary parochial administrator, Holy Childhood, St. Paul, 1985; Parochial administrator, Holy Family, St. Louis Park, 1985-1987; Pastor, Holy Family, St. Louis Park, 1987-1995|
|8||Dahlheimer||Cosmas||Order of St. Benedict||1936||Deceased 2004||St. John’s Abbey, 1936-1969; Associate priest, St. Augustine, St. Cloud, 1969-1973; Associate priest, St. Bernard, St. Paul, 1973-1978; Returned to St. John’s Abbey, 1978
|9||DeSutter||Gilbert||Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis||1964||Deceased 2016||Associate priest, St. Mark, St. Paul, 1954-1956; Associate priest, St. Mary, St. Paul, 1956; Associate priest, Annunciation, Minneapolis, 1956-1964; Associate priest, St. Peter, Richfield, 1964-1968; Spiritual director, St. John Vianney Seminary, St. Paul, 1968-1973; Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Faribault, 1973 -1976; Pastor, St. William, Fridley, 1976-1983; Pastor, St. Michael, Prior Lake, 1983-1993; Resigned with limited ministry, 1993-2003|
|10||Dummer||Donald||Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate||1964||Unknown||Associate Pastor, Assumption, Richfield, 1975-1981; In residence, St. Mary, St. Paul, 1996-2002; Chaplain, Regions Hospital, 1997-2006; Residence of local Superior for the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, 2002-2006|
Diocese of Crookston Credibly Accused Priest List
|wdt_ID||Last Name||First Name||Diocese/ Order||Year of Ordination/ Incardination||Clergy Status||Assignments|
|1||Bester||Robert||Diocese of Crookston||1.979||Deceased 2019||Asst. Pastor: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Crookston 1979-80; Headmaster: Mount Saint Benedict, Crookston 1980-1982; Pastor: St. Francis of Assisi, Fisher 1980-82; Pastor: St. Rose of Lima, Argyle; St. John the Baptist, Alma 1982-86; Administrator: St. John the Baptist, Alma 1986-87; Pastor: Blessed Sacrament, Greenbush; St. Aloysius, Leo 1987-1990; Pastor: St. Joseph, Middle River; St. Edward, Strandquist; St. Joseph, Benwood 1990-91; Leave of Absence: 1991-94; Chaplain: St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth 1995-99; Retired: July 1, 1999
|2||Bernauer||James||Diocese of Crookston||1.952||Deceased 2016||Asst. Pastor: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Crookston 1952-1955; Pastor: St. Bernard, Thief River Falls; St. Ann, Goodridge; St. Clement, Grygla; St. Joseph, Middle River 1955-58; Pastor: St. Philip, Bemidji 1958-60; Pastor: St. Mary, Badger; St. Joseph, Benwood 1960-63; Pastor: St. Joseph, Oslo 1963-71; Pastor: St. Bernard, Thief River Falls; St. Ann, Goodridge; St. Clement, Grygla 1971-81; Pastor: Sts. Peter and Paul, Warren 1981-87; Administrator: St. Joseph, Oslo 1983; Pastor: St. Joseph, Oslo 1984-87; Pastor: St. John, Akeley; St. Theodore, LaPorte; Our Lady of the Pines, Nevis 1987-91; Retired: 1991|
|3||Bourassa||Stanley||Diocese of Crookston||1.955||Deceased 2004||Asst. Pastor: St. Joseph, Red Lake Falls 1955-1957; Asst. Pastor: St. Anne, Crookston 1957-1961; Asst. Pastor: St. Philip, Bemidji 1961-1962; Asst. Pastor: Sacred Heart, East Grand Forks 1962-1969; Pastor: St. Mary, Fosston, St. Lawrence, Mentor 1969-1977; Pastor: Sacred Heart, East Grand Forks 1977-1981; Pastor: St. Bernard, Thief River Falls, St. Ann, Goodridge, St. Clement, Grygla 1981-1991; Pastor: Assumption, Barnesville, St. Cecilia, Sabin 1991-1999; Retired: July 1, 1999|
|4||Boyd||Richard||Diocese of Crookston||1.979||Unknown||Asst. Pastor: Sacred Heart, East Grand Forks 1979-80; Chancellor: Diocese of Crookston Chancery 1980-82; Administrator: St. Joseph, Middle River; St. Joseph, Benwood; Assumption, Florian 1980-82; Vice Chancellor: Diocese of Crookston Chancery 1982; Asst. Pastor: St. Philip, Bemidji 1985-87; Pastor: St. Joseph, Middle River; St. Joseph, Benwood; Assumption, Florian 1987-90; Pastor: St. Peter, Park Rapids 1990-2001; Canonical Pastor: St. Mary, Two Inlets 1994-95; Canonical Pastor: Lake Itasca 1997-2001; Pastor: St. Mary, Fosston; St. Joseph, Bagley 2001-2003|
|5||Cardin||Victor||Diocese of Crookston||1.926||Deceased 1992||Asst. Pastor: St. Joseph, Red Lake Falls 1926-1929; Asst. Pastor: St. Joseph, Brooks 1929-1930; Asst. Pastor: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Crookston 1930-1935; Pastor: St. Dorothy, Dorothy; Pastor: St. Joseph, Red Lake Falls 1942-1952; Chancellor: Diocese of Crookston 1952-1960; Pastor: St. Peter, Gentilly 1960-1983; Retired: 1983|
|6||Carriere||Henry||Diocese of Crookston||1.946||Deceased 2003||Asst. Pastor: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Crookston 1946; Asst. Pastor: St. Joseph, Fertile 1946-1948; Asst. Pastor: St. Philip, Bemidji 1948-1950; Asst. Pastor: St. Rose of Lima, Argyle, 1950-1952; Administrator: St. Lawrence, Guthrie, St. Theodore, Laporte 1952-1955; Chaplain: St. Joseph Hospital, Park Rapids 1952-1955; Pastor: St. Joseph, Brooks 1955-1972; Pastor: St. Vincent de Paul, Plummer 1965-1969; Pastor: St. Anthony, Terrebonne 1969-1972; Pastor: St. Rose of Lima, Argyle 1972-1982; Pastor: Sacred Heart, Roseau, St. Mary, Badger 1982-1990; Retired: July 2, 1990|
|7||Davis||Lawrence||Diocese of Saginaw||1.952||Deceased 1979||Parochial Vicar: Sacred Heart, E. Grand Forks 1952; Parochial Vicar: St. Rose of Lima, Argyle 1952-53|
|8||Foley||Gerald||Diocese of Crookston||1.961||Residing in Minneapolis, MN||Director: Catholic Social Services Association, Red Lake Falls 1963-77; Administrator: St. Dorothy, Dorothy 1963-75; Substitute Ordinary Confessor: Benedictine Convent, Red Lake Falls 1963; Pastor: St. Anne’s, Crookston 1975-77; Pastor: St. Joseph, Ada 1977; Pastor: St. Francis de Sales, Moorhead 1979-83; Pastor: St. Cecilia, Sabin 1979-83
|9||Fitzgerald||Vincent||DOblates of Mary Immaculate||1.950||Deceased 2009||Asst. Pastor: St. Patrick, Kelliher, St. Joseph, Shooks 1973-1974; Pastor: St. Anne, Naytahwaush, St. Frances Cabrini, Big Elbow Lake, St. Benedict, White Earth 1983-1986|
|10||Jeyapaul||Joseph||Diocese of Ootacamund (India)||1.982||Unknown||Priest in residence: St. Bernard, Thief River Falls 2004; Administrator: Blessed Sacrament, Greenbush, St. Joseph, Middle River, St. Edward, Karlstad 2004-2005|
Diocese of Duluth Credibly Accused Priest List
|wdt_ID||Last Name||First Name||Year of Ordination/ Incardination||Diocese/ Order||Clergy Status||Assignments|
|1||Blanchard||Kirby||1.953||Diocese of Duluth||Deceased 2006||Asst. Pastor: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, Duluth-7/ 22/1953-1/ 7/1965; Pastor: Our Lady of Fatima Church, Garrison-1/ 7/19 65-8/24/1966; Pastor: St. Joseph's Church, Deerwood-1/7/1965-8/24/1966; Pastor: St. Augustine's Church, Cohasset-8/24/1966-2/ 27/1969; Pastor: St. Mary's Church, Deer River-8/24/1966-2/27/1969; Pastor: St. Christopher Church, Nisswa-2/27/1969-3/17/1971; Pastor: St. Alice Church, Pequot Lakes-2/ 27/1969-3/17/1971; Pastor: Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Pine River-2/ 27/1969-3/17/1971; Pastor: St. Anthony's Church, Duluth-3/17/1971-6/1/1976; Chaplain: St. Joseph's Hospital, Brainerd-9/1/1976-12/5/1993; Retired: 12/ 5/1993|
|2||Brouillard||Louis||1.948||the Diocese of Agana (Guam)||Deceased 2018||Temporary Administrator: St. Joseph, Beroun - 7/27/1981-7/11/1984; Pastor: St. Mary, Kewatin - 7/11/1984-11/12/1985; Pastor: St. Anne, Kelly Lake - 7/11/1984-11/12/1985|
|3||Chateauvert||Victor||1.973||Deceased 1999||Unknown||Pastor: Holy Family, Hillman-6/1/1982-12/28/1992; Priest of the Holy Family Missionaries|
|4||Colston||Leonard||1.980||Diocese of Duluth||Deceased 2004||Deacon: Asst. at St. Michael's Church, Duluth-6/ 6/1979-5/17/1980; Asst. Pastor: St. Francis Church, Brainerd-6/18/1980-10/14/1981; Administrator: St. Louis, Floodwood, & missions-10/14/1981-9/9/1983|
|5||Cossette||Raymond||1.955||Diocese of Duluth||Deceased 2016||Asst. Pastor - Blessed Sacrament Church, Hibbing-8/10/1955-8/16/1962; Instructor, Dean of Discipline, Athletic Director, Principal, Chaplain - Duluth Cathedral High School; Duluth-8/16/1962-7/21/1965; Chaplain: Carmel Heights, Duluth-8/16/1962-7/ 21/1965; Superintendent: Cathedral High School-7/21/1965-8/24/1966; Pastor: St. Peter's Church, Duluth-8/ 24/1966-9/9/1969; Diocesan Superintendent of Schools: 8/24/66-9/9/69; Pastor: St. John's Church, Biwabik-9/ 9/1969-7/29/1975; Chaplain: Brainerd State Hospital - 7/29/75-1/1 1995; Administrator: Holy Family Church, Hillman-1/4/1993-12/29/1994; Retired: 1/1/1995|
|6||Fox||Frederick||1.952||Diocese of Duluth||Deceased 1999||Asst. Pastor: St. James Church, Duluth-7/ 30/1952-9/14/1956; School: Catholic University of America-9/14/1956-7/5/1957; Asst. Pastor: St. John the Evangelist Church, Duluth-7/5/1957-1/18/1965; Director: St. James Children’s Home, Duluth 1/18/1965 -8/19/1970; On Leave: to work with Family Services-Duluth Drug Abuse Program 12/13/1970; Retirement: 6/1/1987
|7||Golobich||John||1.948||Diocese of Duluth||Deceased 2011||Asst. Pastor: Blessed Sacrament Church, Hibbing-8/5/1948-8 /10/1955; Pastor: St. Michael's Church, Kerrick -8/10/1955-11/13/1958; Pastor: St. Joseph's Church, Lakewood-11/13/1958-2/4/1960; Pastor: St. Joseph's Church, Gnesen - 11/13/1958-2/ 4/1960; Administrator: St. Martin's Church, Tower-2/4/1960-4/ 28/1960; Pastor: St. Martin's Church, Tower-4/28/1960-6/29/1965; Pastor: Finland Air Station-6/29/1965-7/1/1981; Pastor: St. Mary's Church, Silver Bay-6/ 29/1965-7/1/1981; Pastor: St. Anthony's Church, Duluth-7/1/1981-7/11/1984; Pastor: St. James Church, Duluth-7/11/1984-7/14/1993; Administrator: St. Elizabeth Church, Duluth-7/12/2001-1/15/2002; Retired: 7/14/1993|
|8||Goniea||Ralph||1.963||Oblates of Mary Immaculate||Deceased 2003||Asst. Pastor: St. Jean’s, Duluth-9/1/1965-12/22/1966
|9||Klein||Robert||1.956||Diocese of Duluth||Deceased 2000||Asst. Pastor: St. Anthony's Church, Duluth-8/17/1956-9/27/1956; Asst. Pastor: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, Duluth-8/29/1957-6/29/1965; Pastor: St. Joseph's Church, Gnesen-6/29/1965-3/23/1966; Pastor: St. Peter's Church, Duluth-9/9/1969-6/16/1970; Assoc. Pastor: Sacred Heart Cathedral, Duluth-6/16/1970-3/1/1976; Director Office of Education: 9/1972-6/1980; Director of Liturgy: 1981 - 1983; Leave: Unassigned, Disability Leave-8/1/1983|
|10||Makowski||Mark||1.987||Diocese of Duluth||Removed from ministry||Asst. Pastor: St. Anthony's Church, Ely-7/15/1987 - 7/13/1988; Assoc. Pastor: St. Francis Church, Brainerd-7/13/1988-2/14/1989; Pastoral Administrator: St. Benedict's Church, Duluth-2/15/1989-7/18/1990; Pastor: St. Benedict's Church, Duluth-7/18/1990-7/14/1993; Pastor: Queen of Peace Church, Hoyt Lakes-7/14/1993-9/1/1993; Pastor: St. John's Church, Grand Marais-9/1/1993-1/12/1995; Pastor: Holy Rosary Church, Grand Portage-9/1/1993-1/12/1995|
Diocese of New Ulm Credibly Accused Priest List
|wdt_ID||Last Name||First Name||Year of Ordination/ Incardination||Clergy Status||Assignments|
|1||Altermatt||Cletus||1934||Deceased 1978||Associate, Ss. Peter and Paul, Ivanhoe, 1962-1964; Administrator, Ss. Peter and Paul, Ivanhoe, 1964-1968; Pastor, Our Lady of Victory, Lucan, 1968-1978|
|2||Becker||Dennis||1962||Removed from ministry 2015||Administrator, St. James, Nassau, 1962; Associate, Holy Rosary, North Mankato, 1962-1963; Associate, Holy Trinity, Winsted, 1963-1966; Pastor, St. Mary, Cottonwood, 1966-1977 (assigned to weekend Mass at the Campus Religious Center at Southwest State University, Marshall, starting in 1976); Administrator, St. Isidore, Clarkfield, 1969-1977 (while continuing as pastor at St. Mary in Cottonwood); Pastor, St. Bridget, DeGraff, 1977; Co-Pastor, St. Francis, Benson AND St. Bridget, DeGraff, and Our Lady of the Visitation, Danvers, 1978-1987; Co-pastor, St. Anastasia, Hutchinson, 1987-1998; Pastor, St. Patrick, Kandiyohi and St. Thomas More, Lake Lillian, 1998-2000.|
|3||Buckley||Gordon||1953||Deceased 1985||Ss. Peter and Paul, Glencoe, 1959-1960; St. Mary, Seaforth, 1960; Associate, St. Mary, Bird Island, 1960; Administrator, Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Taunton, 1960; Pastor, St. Mary, Cottonwood, 1960-1961; Administrator, St. Isidore, Clarkfield, 1961-1963; Pastor, St. Andrew, Granite Falls and St. James, Dawson, 1963-1969; Pastor, St. Michael, Milroy, 1969-1978|
|4||Clark||Robert||1984||Removed from ministry 2002||Associate, Holy Redeemer, Marshall, 1984; Associate, Holy Trinity, Winsted, 1984-1989; Associate, Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, New Ulm, 1989-1990; Pastor, St. Anthony, Watkins, 1990-1993 (also assigned as Sacramental Minister to Our Lady, Manannah 1992-1993); Parochial Administrator, Our Lady, Manannah, 1993-1996; Pastor, St. Patrick, Kandiyohi, 1996-1997; Pastor, St. Thomas More, Lake Lillian, 1996-1997; Administrative leave, 1997; Religion Teacher, Saint Agnes High School, St. Paul, 1998-2002|
|5||Fitzgerald||J. Vincent||Deceased 2009||In 1977-1978, Fitzgerald, then a priest assigned in the Diocese of Duluth, participated in a Clinical Pastoral Education program at Willmar State Hospital. While participating in the program, Fitzgerald engaged in temporary work at St. Thomas More parish in Lake Lillian. Fitzgerald was never incardinated into the Diocese of New Ulm.|
|6||Gleason||John||1946||Deceased 1998||Associate, St. Luke, St. Paul, 1946-1949; Associate, Ascension, Minneapolis, 1949-1950; Associate, St. Anthony of Padua, Minneapolis, 1950-1951; Associate, St. Bridget, Minneapolis, 1951-1953; Associate, St. Joseph, Red Wing, 1953-1954; Associate, St. Thomas the Apostle, Minneapolis, 1954; Pastor, St. Anthony, Regal, with the mission of St. Patrick, Kandiyohi, 1954-1961; Pastor, St. Paul, Nicollet and St. Michael, Belgrade Township, 1961-1969; Pastor, St. Michael, Morgan, 1969-1980; Pastor, St. Leo, St. Leo, 1980-1985; Pastor, Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Taunton, while remaining Pastor of Leo, St. Leo, 1981-1985; Pastor, Our Lady in Manannah, 1985-1992|
|7||Heitzer||Joseph||1942||Deceased 1996||Associate, Holy Trinity, Winsted, 1942-1944; Associate, St. Andrew, Fairfax, 1944; Associate, Assumption, St. Paul, 1944-1945; Associate, Holy Redeemer, Marshall, 1945; Associate, St. Mary, Sleepy Eye, 1945-1948; Associate, St. Joseph, Waconia, 1948; Associate, St. Aloysius, Olivia, 1948-1950; Administrator, Sacred Heart, Franklin, 1950-1954; Pastor, St. Joseph, Rosen, 1954-1955; Pastor, St. Michael, Gaylord, 1955-1956; Pastor, St. Luke, Clearwater, 1956-1958; Pastor, St. Scholastica, Heidelberg, 1958-1966; Associate, St. Richard, Richfield, 1966-1967; In residence, St. Peter, Forest Lake, 1967-1968; Sacramental and supply ministry, clergy retreat house, Nevis (in the Crookston Diocese), 1968; Chaplain, Divine Providence nursing home, Ivanhoe, 1969|
|8||Henrich||Rudolph||1933||Deceased 1992||Associate, St. James, St. Paul, 1933-1937; Associate, Holy Trinity, Winsted, 1937-1938; Associate, St. Mark, Shakopee, 1938; Chaplain, State Training School for Boys, Red Wing, 1938-1942; Chaplain, U.S. Navy, 1942-1946; Chaplain, State Training School for Boys, Red Wing, 1946-1952; Chaplain, U.S. Forces, 1952-1954; Pastor, St. Boniface, Stewart, 1954-1957; Pastor, St. Margaret Mary, Minneapolis, 1957-1976|
|9||Majerus||Harry||1942||Deceased 1995||Associate, St. Columba, St. Paul, 1943-1944; Assistant Director, Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, 1944; Associate, Cathedral of St. Paul, 1944; Chaplain, St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Paul, 1944-1946; Associate, Annunciation, Minneapolis, 1946-1947; Associate, Holy Redeemer, Marshall, 1947-1949; Associate, St. Thomas the Apostle, Minneapolis, 1949; Associate, St. Joseph, Hopkins, 1949; Associate, St. Stephen, Minneapolis, 1949-1952; Associate, Holy Redeemer, Marshall, 1952-1953; Associate, Incarnation, Minneapolis, 1953-1954; Pastor, Sacred Heart, Franklin and St. Patrick, Birch Coulee (St. Patrick closed in 1958), 1954-1966; Director of Catholic Action and Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, 1958-1966; Pastor, St. Catherine, Redwood Falls, 1966-1971; Leave of absence, 1971; Associate, Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville, 1971-1980; Pastor, Immaculate Conception, St. Peter, 1980-1991; Director of the Office for Continuing Education of Priests for the Diocese of New Ulm, 1981-1987
|10||Markey||Francis||1952||Deceased 2012||In 1952, Markey was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Clogher in Ireland. In 1981, Markey came to Minnesota to participate in a Clinical Pastoral Education program at Willmar State Hospital. In 1981, Markey worked at St. Joseph in Henderson. In 1982, Markey worked at St. Andrew in Granite Falls for about three months, after the pastor there died and before a new pastor arrived. Markey left the diocese in June 1982.|
Diocese of Saint Cloud Credibly Accused Priest List
|wdt_ID||Last Name||First Name||Diocese/ Order||Clergy Status||Assignments|
|1||Blumeyer||Robert||Order of Saint Benedict||Deceased||St. Augustine, St. Cloud; St. Benedict, Avon; St. Catherine, Farming|
|2||Brennan||Michael||Third Order Regular of Saint Francis||Unknown||Our Lady of the Angels Boarding School, Belle Prairie|
|3||Canu||Anthony||Third Order Regular of Saint Francis||Unknown||Our Lady of the Angels Boarding School, Belle Prairie|
|4||Dahlheimer||Cosmas||Order of Saint Benedict||Deceased||St. Mary, St. Cloud; St. Benedict’s Monastery and College, St. Joseph; St. Augustine, St. Cloud; St. Joseph, St. Joseph; St. Scholastica Convent, St. Cloud
|5||Dimmerling||Harold||Diocese of St. Cloud||Deceased||Ordained May 2, 1940, in the Diocese of Altoona, Pennsylvania, and was incardinated upon ordination into the Diocese of Saint Cloud Assistant, Cathedral of St. Mary, St. Cloud (1940-1943); chaplain, St. Francis Hospital, Breckenridge, while also serving at St. Joseph, Brushvale (1943-1949); pastor, Sacred Heart in Glenwood and St. Bartholomew in Villard (1949-1957); pastor, St. Mary of the Presentation, Breckenridge (1957-1961); spiritual director, diocesan seminary, Collegeville (1961-1963); rector, diocesan seminary, Collegeville (1963-1969); pastor, St. Mary, Little Falls (1969); named bishop of Rapid City, South Dakota (1969)|
|6||Eccleston||John||Diocese of St. Cloud||Deceased||Sacred Heart, Staples; St. Edward’s, Henning; Ave Maria, Wheaton; Chaplain, St. Francis Convent, Little Falls
|7||Eckroth||Richard||Order of Saint Benedict||Deceased||St. Benedict High School, St. Joseph; St. Augustine, St. Cloud; Seven Dolors, Albany; St. Raphael’s Convent, St. Cloud; St. Scholastica Convent, St. Cloud
|8||Emon||Neil||Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross||Under restrictions||St. Peter Parish, St. Cloud|
|9||Funcheon||Gerald||Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross||Residing in Missouri||No official diocesan assignment but was hired by Cathedral High School, St. Cloud, as a teacher/ spiritual director|
|10||Gall||Sylvester||Diocese of St. Cloud||Deceased||St. Joseph, Pierz; St. Mary’s Cathedral, St. Cloud; Chaplain, St. Raphael, St. Cloud; St. John the Baptist, Swanville; St. Nicholas, Belle River; St. Nicholas, St. Nicholas; St. Andrew, Elk River; St. Michael, Motley; St. John Nepomuk, Lastrup
Diocese of Winona-Rochester Credibly Accused Priest List
|wdt_ID||Last Name||First Name||Clergy Status||Year of Ordination/ Incardination||Assignments|
|1||Adamson||Thomas P.||Laicized 2009||1958||June 13, 1958 - Saint Casimir, Winona, MN; June 13, 1958 - Cotter High School, Winona, MN; June 16, 1961 - Saint Adrian, Adrian, MN; June 16, 1961 - Saint Adrian High School, Adrian, MN ; August 16, 1962 - Lourdes High School, Rochester, MN; August 20, 1963 - Saint John's, Caledonia, MN; November 30, 1964 - Lourdes High School, Rochester, MN; June 8, 1966 - Saint Clement, Hammond, MN; June 15, 1967 - Saint Theodore, Albert Lea, MN; August 14, 1968 - Saint Lawrence, Fountain, MN and Saint Kilian, Wykoff, MN; June 24, 1971 - Saint Francis of Assisi, Rochester, MN; June 17, 1976 - Saint Thomas Aquinas, Saint Paul Park, MN; 1979 - Immaculate Conception Church, Columbia Heights, MN
|2||Brown||Sylvester F.||Deceased 2010||1956||August 16, 1956 - Saint Mary School, Owatonna, MN; August 22, 1961 - State School, Owatonna, MN; June 17, 1963 - Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary, Winona, MN; June 17, 1963 - Saint Mary College, Winona, MN; June 8, 1966 - Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary, Winona, MN; August 14, 1969 - Saint Mary College, Winona, MN; July 1, 1971 - Saint Martin in Woodstock, Saint Mary, Lake Wilson, MN; July 11, 1974 - Saints Peter and Paul, Blue Earth, MN and Our Lady of Mercy, Guckeen, MN; July 7, 1981 - Pax Christi, Rochester, MN; June 30, 1989 - Immaculate Conception, Saint Clair, MN; November 1, 1989 - Saint Ann, Janesville, MN; November 18, 1992 - Saint Ann, Janesville, MN and Saint Clair, MN; June 28, 1995 - Saint Ann, Janesville, MN; July 1, 2000 - Saint Ann, Janesville , MN ; December 31, 2007 - Saint Ann, Janesville, MN and Saint Joseph, Waldorf, MN
|3||Cashman||Joseph C.||Deceased 2018||1960||June 13, 1960 - Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Winona, MN; August 20, 1963 - Saint John, Rochester, MN; August 20, 1963 - Lourdes High School, Rochester, MN; July 1, 1967 - Loyola High School, Mankato, MN; July 1, 1967 - Saint Joseph, Good Thunder, MN; June 24, 1970 - Lourdes High School, Rochester, MN; June 24, 1970 - Saint Margaret, Mantorville, MN; July 1, 1977 - Saint John the Baptist, Mankato, MN; July 2, 1985 - Saint Mary, Caledonia, MN|
|4||Cook||Louis G.||Deceased 2004||1958||June 9, 1958 - Saint Mary's, Winona, MN; June 19, 1962 - Saint John Vianney, Fairmont, MN; June 8, 1966 - Mater Dolorosa, Delavan, MN and Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Easton, MN; August 1, 1969 - College of Saint Teresa, Winona, MN; June 24, 1970 - Queen of Angels, Austin, MN; October 15, 1970 - Holy Trinity, Litomysl, MN; July 22, 1976 - Crucifixion, LaCrescent, MN; July 9, 1982 - Holy Trinity, Rollingstone, MN and Immaculate Conception, Oak Ridge, MN; June 29, 1990 - Saint Charles Borromeo, Saint Charles, MN and Saint Aloysius, Elba, MN; June 29, 1996 - Saint Charles Borromeo, Saint Charles, MN and Saint Aloysius, Elba, MN; March 13, 2000 - Saint Augustine, Austin, MN|
|5||Curtis||William D.||Deceased 2001||1947||September 1, 1947 - Saint Thomas Pro Cathedral, Winona, MN ; September 1, 1947 - Newman Center, Winona, MN; September 1, 1950 - Saint John, Rochester, MN; August 5, 1952 - May 15, 1953 - Saint Lawrence O'Toole, Fountain, MN & Saint Kilian, Wykoff, MN; April 2, 1956 - Saint Lawrence O'Toole, Fountain, MN and Saint Kilian, Wykoff, MN; October 30, 1958 - Saint Joseph, Jasper, MN; July 28, 1965 - Saint Peter, Hokah, MN; March 15, 1966 - Sacred Heart, Brewster, MN; March 15, 1966 - Worthington Junior College, Worthington, MN; August 21, 1968 - Saint Theodore, Albert Lea, MN; January 28, 1976 - Saint Teresa, Mapleton, MN; June 28, 1984 - Saint Joseph, Good Thunder, MN
|6||Feiten||John R.||Deceased 2001||1948||1948-1950 - Saint John, Rochester, MN; September 1950 - Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary, Winona, MN; November 4, 1957- June 16, 1967 - Precious Blood, LaMoille, MN; June 28, 1973 - Saint Peter, Hokah, MN; July 11, 1974 - Saint Pius X, Rochester, MN; August 18, 1982 - Saint Felix, Wabasha, MN; March 1, 1983 - Immaculate Conception, Kellogg, MN and Saint Joseph, Theilman, MN; October 1, 1988 - Immaculate Conception, Kellogg, MN and Saint Joseph, Theilman, MN.; December 1, 1988 - Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Wabasha, MN; June 29, 1990 - Sacred Heart, Hayfield, MN; June 29, 1994 - Saint Anne Hospice, Winona, MN|
|7||Hatch||Richard E.||Deceased 2005||1954||June 23, 1954 - Saint John Vianney, Fairmont, MN; June 21, 1957 - Saint Leo, Pipestone, MN; August 30, 1960 - Saint James, Saint James, MN; June 19, 1962 - Saint Mary, Winona, MN|
|8||Kaiser||Ferdinand L.||Deceased 1973||1937||July 8, 1937 - Saint Agnes, Kellogg, MN; March 2, 1938 -1941 - Saint Felix, Wabasha, MN; October 1941 - Saint John, Caledonia, MN; June 9, 1943 -1944 - Saints Peter and Paul, Blue Earth, MN; November 22, 1944 - Saint Mary, Geneva, MN and Assumption, Canton, MN; July, 1946 - Nativity of Blessed Virgin, Harmony, MN and Saint Mary, Preble, MN; December 3, 1952 - All Saints, New Richland, MN; April 15, 1967 - March 15, 1968 - Saint Jarlath, Iosco, MN|
|9||Krough||Jack L.||Deceased 2014||1976||June 11, 1976 - Saint Augustine, Austin, MN; June 11, 1976 - Pacelli High School, Austin, MN; June 23, 1980 - Cotter High School, Winona; July 2, 1985 - Saint Pius X, Rochester, MN; July 2, 1985 - Lourdes High School, Rochester, MN; June 29, 1990 - All Saints in New Richland, MN and Saint Joseph, Waldorf, MN; July 1, 1996 - Saint Edward, Austin, MN and Our Lady of Loretto, Brownsdale, MN; April 17, 1998 - Saint Francis of Assisi at Assisi Heights, Rochester, MN|
|10||Kuisle||Michael J.||Deceased 1971||1940||1940 – 1943 - Saint Mary’s - Winona, MN; June 9, 1943 - Saint Francis, Rochester, MN; June 26, 1947 - Saint Joseph, Rushford, MN; also St. Mary’s, Houston and St. Patrick, Ridgeway, MN; July 15, 1954 - Saint Francis de Sales, Claremont, MN and West Concord, MN; July 26, 1956 - Saint Peter’s Church, Hokah, MN; July 28, 1965 - Church of the Crucifixion, La Crescent, MN; August 13, 1970 - Saint Bernard’s Church, Stewartville, MN
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