Fr. Raymond Cossette

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Date of birth: 12/24/1929

Date of ordination: 6/4/1955

Abuse History:

On 12/31/13, the Diocese released its list of 17 clergy, including Cossette, who had been credibly accused of sexual abuse of young persons while serving in the Diocese and another five who had been accused while residing in the diocese at some time. Retired 1/1/95. Served in High Schools and as Diocesan Superintendent of Schools. Diocese began new investigation of allegations when name released. Current status still shown as retired. Lives in Brainerd, MN.

Source: http://bishop-accountability.orgDiocese 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:

  • 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: 8/24/66­9/9/69
  • 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

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

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