Br. Frank Paduch

Religious Order:  Augustinian

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago


Augustinian brother serving as religion instructor and coach when he allegedly abused a freshman boy at St. Rita H.S. in Chicago in 1980-81. In 1988 he worked at St. Charles Borromeo in Nederland TX. Ordained for Beaumont TX diocese 1989 & left 2000. Several complaints rec’d there. Civil suit filed 1997 in IL and settled approx.1999. Four accusers known. Began working for city of Berwyn IL in 2005. Placed on leave from city job 1/15/10. Laicized 1/05.


Brief History of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church of Nederland circa 1998; Berwyn Life 01.14.10; Berwyn Life 01.15.10; SNAP Statement 01.15.10; KFDM 01.22.10; Southwest News Herald 01.22.10; Statement by Bishop Guillory in East Texas Catholic 01.22.10; SNAP Letter to Cardinal George 04.30.13