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New Crosier List has Names of Priests Who Were in Minnesota

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This past week,  the Crosier’s released a list of Crosiers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors.  On that list were  the names of  17  Crosier Priests who worked in Minnesota:

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Cornelius DeVenster, osc
Date of birth: 12/12/1907 (Nijmegen, the Netherlands)
Date of ordination: 01/08/1933
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1947-–60
Weekend assistance, Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis, 1983–88
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry: Deceased at time of allegation
Current status: Deceased (12/25/88)
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Neil Emon, osc
Date of birth: 11/20/1940
Date of ordination: 06/03/1967
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1974–80
Weekend priest/spiritual director, Central Minnesota TEC Program, 1978–88
Pastor, St. Peter, St. Cloud, Minn., 1980–89
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry: 5/28/2002
Current location: Phoenix, living under safety plan
Current status: Retired; no priestly faculties
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Gerald Funcheon
Date of birth: 07/22/1938
Date of ordination: 05/22/1965
Assistant Pastor/Teacher, St. Odilia Church, Shoreview, Minn., 1970–73
Teacher/Prefect of Discipline, Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1979–80
Teacher/Spiritual Director, Cathedral High School, St. Cloud, Minn., 1980–82
Parochial Vicar, St. Stephen, Anoka, Minn., 1985–86
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry: 4/1/1993
Status: Dispensed from vows on 6/25/1987; incardinated into Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana on 7/31/1987
Current location: Missouri
Current status: No priestly faculties
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Gabriel Guerrero, osc
Date of birth: 01/03/1935
Date of first profession: 03/19/1953
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1958–79
Date removed from work with minors:1990
Current location: Phoenix, living under safety plan
Current status: Retired

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Eugene Hambrock, osc
Date of birth: 02/12/1926
Date of first profession:01/01/1947
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1964–67
Crosier Community of Onamia, Minn., 1985–87

Current status: Deceased (01/30/1999)
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Joseph Lendacky, osc
Date of birth: 06/14/1918
Date of ordination: 06/08/1945
Prior assignments:
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1946–48
Crosier Seminary and Community, Onamia, Minn., 1950–death
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry: Deceased at time of allegation
Current status: Deceased (05/31/1989)
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Gregory Madigan, osc
Date of birth: 08/01/1935
Date of first profession:03/19/1956
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1961–1987
Sabbatical, 1988
Date removed from work with minors: 1988
Current location: Phoenix, living on safety plan
Current status: Retired
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Ron Melancon
Date of birth: 3/15/1944
Date of first profession: 12/28/1972
Prior assignments:
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1972–75
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1978–80
Date removed from work with minors: Was not a member of the Order at the time of allegation
Current location: Louisiana
Current status: Left the Order in 1980; dispensed from vows on 9/21/1989
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James Moeglein, osc
Date of birth: 01/05/1943
Date of ordination: 05/31/1970
Deacon, St. Mary’s, St. Cloud, Minn., Summer 1969–70
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1970–88
Weekend priest/spiritual director, Central Minnesota TEC Program, 1978-–88
Weekend assistance (Most often in parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis), 1970–1988
Prior, Crosier Community of Onamia, Minn., 1978–84
Weekend assistance, Maternity of Mary parish, St. Paul, Minn., 1988–89
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry: 6/1/2002
Current location: Onamia, living under safety plan
Current status: No priestly faculties
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Wendell Mohs
Date of birth: 2/18/1952
Date of first profession: 8/21/1974
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1974–80
Weekend retreat staff, Central Minnesota TEC Program, 1979–82
Pastoral Ministry, Epiphany parish, Coon Rapids, Minn., 1980–82
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1982
Date removed from work with minors: Was not a member of the Order at the time of allegation

Current location: Minnesota
Current status: Left the Order on 11/1/1982; dispensed from vows on 9/17/1987
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Thomas O’Brien
Date of birth: 10/29/1946
Date of ordination: 05/11/1974
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1975–1988
Provincial Econome, Shoreview, Minn., 1994–2001

Limited interaction with minors: 1989
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry: 10/4/2002
Current location: Ohio
Current status: Dismissed 08/05/2008; no priestly faculties
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Richard Ohlemacher, osc
Date of birth: 03/10/1922
Date of ordination: 05/28/1955
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1956–59
Retired: 7/1/1992
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry: 6/1/2002
Current status: Deceased (07/29/2005)
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Michael Paquet
Date of birth: 04/01/1946
Date of ordination: 05/28/1978
Deacon Internship, St. Odilia Parish, Shoreview, Minn., 1977–78
Parochial Vicar, St. Odilia Parish, Shoreview, Minn., 1978–79
Province Formation Director (Pre-Novitiate), Shoreview, Minn., 1985–87
Superior, Crosier Community of Shoreview, Shoreview, Minn., 1986–89
Weekend assistance, Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis (including Nativity of Mary, Bloomington, Minn.), 1985–87
Parochial Vicar, St. Odilia, Shoreview, Minn., 1987–89
Parochial Vicar/Administrator/Pastor, St. Stephen Parish, Anoka, Minn., 1989–2001
Sabbatical 2001–2002
Pre-Novitiate Residence, St Paul, Minn., 2002–11/18/2002
Exclaustration 11/18/2002–05/18/2004
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry:11/18/2002
Current location: Canada
Current status: Dismissed 09/16/2005
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Anton Schik, osc
Date of birth: 2/5/1915
Date of first profession: 1/4/1934
Crosier Seminary and Monastery, Onamia, Minn., 1932–48
Date removed from work with minors: Deceased at time of allegation
Current status: Deceased (12/22/1971)
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Urban Schmitt, osc
Date of birth: 07/19/1919
Date of ordination: 05/04/1949
Pastor, Holy Family, Moose Lake, Minn., & Holy Trinity, Barnum, Minn., 1964–66
Parochial Vicar, St. Odilia, Shoreview, Minn., 1966-73
Retired: 1994
Current status: Deceased (7/20/1999)
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Roger Vaughn
Date of birth: 06/16/1948
Date of ordination: 05/14/1977
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1977–80
Weekend priest/spiritual director, Central Minnesota TEC Program, 1979–84
Parochial Vicar, St. Peter, St. Cloud, Minn., 1980–84
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry:10/6/2000
Current location: New York
Current status: Dismissed 11/27/2001; no longer a member of the Roman Catholic Church
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Justin Weger, osc
Date of birth: 04/21/1925
Date of ordination: 06/07/1952
Associate, St. Mathias, Fort Ripley, Minn., 1953–54
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1954–57
Pastor, St. Therese, Vineland, Minn., 1957–67
Crosier Seminary, Onamia, Minn., 1967-–72
Pastor, Prince of Glory Catholic Indian Church, Minneapolis, Minn., 1971–72
Date removed from ecclesiastical ministry: Priestly faculties withdrawn 1976
Current status: Deceased (1/15/2005)

The names are now disclosed, there are more lists that exist in Minnesota, and there are many more names to find.

Abuse of children and the continued silence by the offenders needs to be prevented. If you suffered, saw, or suspected such events, it is important to know that there is help out there.