Fr. Ralph S. Strand

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago


Removed from public ministry 3/93. Convicted 1995. Abuse of boy, age 15 1990-1992. Received 4-year sentence after plea bargain. Two other accusers also came forward. Paroled 4/97 after serving 21 months.Included in 10/05 settlement with Archdiocese. Last known to be living at University of St. Mary of the Lake seminary campus in Mundelein. Registered sex offender.


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