Fr. Mark Makowski

Priest -- Handout photo of Rev. Mark Makowski.

Date of birth: 10/31/1956

Date of ordination: 6/7/1987

Abuse History:

Charged 1/95 with molesting a 16-year-old boy in the rectory after giving the boy alcohol. Removed 1/12/95 without privileges. In a plea bargain on 3/29/95, he pled guilty to fourth-degree misconduct. Sentenced to six months in jail and seven years’ probation. He later became affiliated with the MN Episcopal Diocese (not as priest) and arrangements were in place to monitor him while on church property. Named on 12/31/13 Duluth list of priests with credible allegations. Currently lives in Sun City, AZ.

Source:  http://bishop-accountability.org, Duluth News-Tribune 03.30.95; St Paul Pioneer Press 03.31.95; Duluth News-Tribune 05.15.00;Duluth News-Tribune 02.12.08; Duluth News-Tribune 02.13.08;Statement from the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota 02.18.08;Diocese of Duluth List of Clergy With Credible Claims 12.31.13; Diocese of Duluth Statement by Bishop Sirba 12.31.13;Duluth News Tribune 12.31.13; Legal Examiner 12.31.13; Northlands News Center 12.31.13; Duluth News Tribune 01.01.14

Assignments in Diocese of Duluth:

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Asst. Pastor: St. Anthony’s Church, Ely – 7/15/1987 ­ 7/13/1988
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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

Source:  http://www.bishop-accountability.org/news2013/11_12/2013_12_31_RomanCatholicDioceseofDuluth_ClergyWith.htm

 

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