Fr. Ronald Bruckner

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Santa Fe

Summary of Assignments:  

  • 1965 – 1971: St. Pius X High School (faculty); Albuquerque, NM
  • 1967 – 1969: Queen of Heaven (in residence); Albuquerque, NM
  • 1971 – 1972: College of Santa Fe (chaplain and lecturer); Santa Fe, NM
  • 1972 – 1979: Immaculate Heart of Mary; Los Alamos, NM
  • 1979 – 1987: Our Lady of the Assumption; Albuquerque, NM
  • 1987 – 2005: Annunciation; Albuquerque, NM

Notes:  At least 5 men alleged abuse by Bruckner in 1970s and 1980s at middle school in Albuquerque. Several reported to Archbishop Sheehan in 1995. Bruckner was investigated in 1995 & 2004 by the review board but not removed. 3rd evaluation in 3/05 after 6th man claimed abuse in 1970s. Placed on leave and “retired” 3/05 Lost all privileges 9/05. In 1/08, he was still representing himself as a priest of Santa Fe Archdiocese.

Sources:  EpiscopalLife online 1.9.08SNAP Letter to Archbishop Sheehan 3.2.05SNAP Press Release 07.30.04Albuquerque Journal (AP) 03.21.05Associated Press 03.21.05Albuquerque Journal 03.22.05Albuquerque Journal 10.10.05Albuquerque Tribune 10.10.05Albuquerque Journal 10.11.05Albuquerque Tribune 10.11.05Albuquerque Journal Assignment Record