Fr. Michael Aten

Diocese:  Diocese of Gallup

Summary of Assignments:  

  • 6/1/76: St. Bonaventure Mission; Thoreau, NM
  • 1977 – 1978: St. Mary Parish; Pinetop, AZ
  • 1978 – 1979: St. Joseph Parish; Winslow, AZ
  • 1979 – 1986: St. John the Baptist Parish; St. Johns, AZ

Notes:  Graduated from Holy Trinity Seminary in Dallas. Worked in AZ for many years. Named as abuser by Diocese 5/93. Events occurred in approx. 1988. Sent for treatment. Removed from ministry 5/91. Died in 2001. 2005 article cites more than 1 credible allegation against him.

Sources:  Gallup (NM) Independent 05.20.03; Arizona Republic 08.14.03; Gallup Independent 08.03.05; Gallup Independent 05.27.11; Gallup Independent 11.11.12; Gallup Diocese [downloaded 02.28.15; Arizona Journal 11.21.15; Gallup Independent 06.06.17Gallup Diocese [downloaded 02.28.15]http://bishop-accountability.org/

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