Fr. Victor Chateauvert, MSF

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Date of birth: 5/25/1919

Date of ordination: 8/25/1973

Abuse History:

Accused of molesting two boys over three year period at parish in Bull Dog Lake. Boys were 14 and 19 when Chateauvert was arrested 12/92. Immediately removed from ministry and returned to Order. Sentenced to 6 mo. in jail 2/93. Also worked in Ottawa, Ontario Canada at Our Lady of the Visitation from 1974 to 1978 and again in 1982. Died 3/99. Name included on Diocese’s 12/31/13 list of 17 clergy who had been credibly accused of sexual abuse of young persons while serving in the Diocese.

Source:  http://bishop-accountability.orgStar Tribune 01.01.93; USA Today 02.23.93; New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung 03.30.99; Diocese 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:

  • Pastor: Holy Family, Hillman – 6/1/1982 – 12/28/1992

Member of the Holy Family Missionaries
 Religious Order

Died 3/3/199