Fr. Gary M. Miller

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1972-1978:  St. Leonard Parish – Associate Pastor; Berwyn, IL
  • 1978-1983:  St. John Bosco Parish – Associate Pastor Chicago, IL
  • 1983-1988:  Queen of the Rosary Parish – Associate Pastor; Elk Grove Village, IL
  • 1988-2001:  St. Pascal Parish; Chicago, IL
    • 1988-1989:  Associate Pastor
    • 1989-2001:  Pastor
  • 2001-2012:  St. Bernadette Parish – Pastor; Evergreen Park, IL
  • 9/23/2012:  Resigned


Chicago announced 7/15/12 that recent allegation accused Miller of sexual misconduct with a minor while at St. Leonard’s Parish in Berwyn more than 30 years previously. He voluntarily stepped aside from St. Bernadette in Evergreen Park while investigatied by Archdiocese and police. Review board found allegations credible; resigned 9/23/12 from position at St. Bernadette, privileges were removed and Archdiocese sent report to Vatican. Agreed to be part of Prayer & Penance program. Documents released by archdiocese 11/14 show that Miller was frequently warned about sexual misconduct.


Miller Personnel FileStatement by Archdiocese of Chicago 07.15.12; The Patch 09.24.12; WGN 09.24.12; Chicago Tribune 09.25.12; My Suburban Life 09.25.12; WBEZ 09.26.12; Chicago Sun-Times 10.08.12; Daily Beast 11.06.14