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Why No Charland or Reitmeier on Diocese of Duluth List?

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The Diocese of Duluth has had one list disclosure.  I have looked at the list here:

The Diocese of Duluth Release Their List of 17 Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors

There have also been other lists from other parts of the state.

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Adds 17 to List of Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors

Diocese of Winona Release Their List of 14 Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors

Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Release Their List of 34 Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors

Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Release 9 More Names

St. John’s Abbey Release Their List of 18 Monks and Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Diocese of Crookston Release Their List of 6 Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors Mike Bryant |

Crosiers Release Their List of 19 Priests Credibly Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors

Diocese of New Ulm Release Their List of 4 Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors

This week, there is a new list from from the priests of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate  which included the names  of  MICHAEL CHARLAND  and .  Looking at the disclosure of assignments there are:

6/22/1945–Date of Birth
09/1959–Minor Seminary,Our Lady of the Ozarks, Carthage, MO
1963–Our Lady of the Ozarks College, Carthage, MO
1965–Immaculate Heart of Mary Novitiate, Godfrey, IL
1966–Our Lady of the Snows Scholasticate, Pass Christian, MS
09/1968–Oblate College of the Southwest, San Antonio, TX
8/21/1971–Ordained, Assumption Parish, Richfield, MN
4/5/1972–Full-time student, Oblate House of Studies/Creighton University, Omaha,Nebraska
1/1/1973–Associate Pastor, St. Louis Parish, Fond du Lac,WI
8/15/1973–Assistant Principal and Staff Counselor, St. Henry’s Prep Seminary, Belleville, IL
1/31/1977–Associate Campus Minister, St. Thomas College; Provincial House, St. Paul, MN
7/29/1977–St. Mary’s Church, St. Paul, MN
08/1977–Spiritual Director for the Teens Encounter Christ Program, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN
Also staffed weekends as Spiritual Director for Teens Encounter Christin Sparta, IL (Diocese of Belleville; Rainy River (International Falls, MN); River Bend (New Ulm Diocese); Agape, WI (Superior Diocese); and Fort Francis, Canada.
06/1981–Director of Campus Ministry, College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
7/1/1984–Pastor, St. Thomas More Newman Center, Director of Catholic Campus Ministry,River Falls, WI; Pastor of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Big River, WI
9/10/43–Date of Birth
8/1/71–Co-Pastor, St. Jean’s Parish/West End Catholic Parish,Principal, St. Jean’s School Duluth, MN
8/12/75 –Director, Tekakwitha Children’s Home, Sisseton , SD
8/29/79 –Associate Pastor, St. Casimir Parish, St. Paul, MN
1/82 to 5/82 –Sabbatical, Boston College, MA
6/1/82 –Pastor, Holy Guardian Angels Parish, St. Louis, MO
7/1/88 – Pastor,Precious Blood Parish, Chicago, IL
6/30/91 –One-year leave of absence from the Congregation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
(“Oblates”) begins.
1991-94– Teacher, Catholic grade school in Chicago during leave of absence
10/19/92 – Granted qualified exclaustration for one year; never returns to Oblates priesthood.
1994-97–Teacher, public school in Chicago, IL
9/8/2007–Officially dismissed fromthe Oblates.


Both worked in the Diocese.   Their names should be on the Duluth list and answers about their actions in the Diocese should be disclosed.

The original Duluth list did include JAMES VINCENT FITZGERALD  who was on the Oblate list.

Considering the importance of these lists and the absence of all names there are a lot of questions to be answered.

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.