Fr. Daniel Peter Buck

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago

Summary of Assignments:

  • 5/12/1971: Ordained
  • 1971-1976: St. Luke’s in River Forest, IL
  • 1976-1978: Our Lady of Grace in Chicago, IL
  • 1978-1979: St. Wenceslaus in Chicago, IL
  • 1979-1984: St. Francis Borgia in Chicago, IL
  • 1984-1989: St. Thomas of Villanova in Palatine, IL
  • 1989-1995: St. Pius X in Stickney, IL
  • 1995-1996: St. Priscilla’s in Chicago, IL
  • 1996-2001: St. Frances of Rome in Cicero, IL
  • 2001-2002: St. Mary’s in Buffalo Grove, IL
  • 6/2002: Removed from public ministry
  • 2002-2004: Listed as being on “other assignments.” Address in Mundelein, IL; resided with other accused priests at Cardinal Stritch Retreat House.

Notes: One of 5 priests removed 6/02. Previously accused of sexual misconduct against an underage teenage girl from 1979 to 1984. Allegations reviewed by the Fitness Review Board some time after 1993; Board recommended he be allowed to stay in ministry as long as he was banned from being alone with minors. At least one claim included in 10/03 settlement of claims by 15 men and women who alleged abuse by 12 priests. Vatican approved permanent removal from public ministry 9/05.

Sources: Chicago Sun-Times 06.24.02Chicago Tribune 06.24.02Chicago Daily Herald 06.25.02Chicago Sun-Times 01.17.03Chicago Sun-Times 10.03.03Chicago Tribune 10.03.03Chicago Tribune 09.26.05Chicago Daily Herald 09.27.05Chicago Sun-Times 09.27.05Chicago Archdiocesan Report 03.20.06Daily Herald 11.06.14Archdiocese of Chicago Documents Assignment RecordBuck Personnel File