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  Tucson Priests

Diocese of Tucson
September 6, 2008

List of Clergy and other Church Personnel Identified by the Diocese of Tucson with Assignments, Employment or Ministry Service in the Diocese about Whom the Diocese Is Aware of Credible Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Involving a Minor.

Lista de los cl�rigos y otros miembros del personal de la Iglesia identificados por la Di�cesis de Tucson, que desempe�aron funciones, estuvieron empleados o prestaron servicios en un ministerio y sobre quienes la Di�cesis tiene conocimiento de acusasiones veros�miles de conducta sexual indebida en la que se involucr� a un menor de edad.

Rev. Kevin Barmasse (Archdiocese of Los Angeles priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, Sierra Vista (1983-1986)

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Tucson (1986-1988)

Blessed Sacrament Parish, Mammoth (1988-1991)

Rev. Richard Butler, O.P. (Religious order priest; deceased)

Assignment:

St. Thomas More Newman Center, Tucson (1968-1974)

Rev. William Byrne (Diocese of Tucson priest; deceased)

Assignments:

Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Tucson (1952)

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, Miami (1952-1953)

Immaculate Conception Parish, Douglas (1953-1956)

St. Ambrose Parish, Tucson (1956)

Regina Cleri Seminary, Tucson (1956-1962)

St. Henry Parish, Buckeye/Gila Bend, Mission Trailer Apostolate (1962-1964)

St. Jerome Parish, Phoenix (1964-1967)

Christ the King Parish, Mesa (1967)

Sacred Heart Parish, Clifton (1967-1971)

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Yuma (1971-1975)

Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Tucson (1975-1981)

Vocations, Diocese of Tucson (1981-1985)

St. Ambrose Parish, Tucson (1985-1991)

Rev. Patrick Callanan (Diocese of Tucson priest; deceased)

Assignments:

Holy Angels Parish, Globe (1952-1957)

Sacred Heart Parish, Nogales (1957-1961)

St. Theresa Parish, Patagonia (1961-1963)

Sts. Simon and Jude Parish, Phoenix (1963-1964)

Rev. Carlos Cocio (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

St. Luke Parish, Douglas (1983-1988)

Our Lady of Fatima, Tucson (1988-1992)

St. James Parish, Coolidge (1992-1993)

Rev. George A. Costigan, aka Brother Daniel Eliseus (Diocese of Patterson priest; suspended from ministry)

Rev. Costigan, a priest of the Diocese of Patterson, was removed from ministry in 1994 after an allegation of sexual molestation of a minor dating to the 1960s. In 1970 and 1971, while a member of the Christian Brothers and visiting at St. Bartholomew Parish in San Manuel, Rev. Costigan performed some pastoral work as "Brother Daniel Eliseus" at St. Bartholomew, St. Helen Mission in Oracle, Blessed Sacrament Parish in Mammoth, St. Joseph Parish in Hayden, Infant Jesus of Prague Parish in Kearny and St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Superior.

Deacon Ron DeChant (Diocese of Tucson permanent deacon; deceased)

Assignment:

St. Francis de Sales Parish, Tucson (1981-1984)

Rev. John P. Doran (Diocese of Tucson priest; deceased)

Assignments:

Sacred Heart Parish, Nogales (1945-1947)

St. Augustine Cathedral, Tucson (1947-1948)

Immaculate Conception Parish, Douglas (1948-1949)

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Benson (1949-1950)

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Phoenix (1950-1969)

Rev. George Dyke (Diocese of Tucson priest; deceased)

Assignments:

Immaculate Conception Parish, Douglas (1946-1949)

Salpointe Catholic High School, Tucson (1951-1953)

St. Cyril of Alexandria Parish, Tucson (1951-1953);

Sacred Heart Parish, Clifton (1953-1961)

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, Sierra Vista (1961-1965)

Rev. Robert Gluch (Diocese of Tucson priest; deceased)

Assignments:

St. Gregory Parish, Phoenix (1964-1968)

Blessed Sacrament Parish, Miami (1968-1972)

St. Joseph Parish, Tucson (1972-1975)

Sacred Heart Parish, Clifton (1975-1976)

St. Andrew Parish, Sierra Vista (1976-1981)

St. Patrick Parish, Bisbee (1981-1983)

St. Odilia Parish, Tucson (1984-1993)

Rev. Juan Guillen (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

Immaculate Conception Parish, Yuma (1982-1985)

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Somerton (1985-1986)

Immaculate Conception Parish, Yuma (1986-2002)

Rev. Anthony Jablonowski (Diocese of Steubenville priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

St. Margaret Mary Parish, Tucson (1993-1994)

St. Theresa Parish, Patagonia (1994-1997)

Rev. Richard Judd (Deceased)

Employment:

Salpointe Catholic High School, Tucson (1970s)

Ministry at St. Pius X Parish, St. Cyril of Alexandria Parish, Tucson (1970s)

Rev. Fernando Manzo (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

St. Rose of Lima Parish, Safford (1983-1985)

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Yuma (1985-1986)

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Somerton (1986-1998)

St. Monica Parish, Tucson (1998-2001)

San Felipe de Jesus Parish, Nogales (2001-2003)

Rev. Francis Miller, O.C.D. (Religious order priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignment:

St. Margaret Mary Parish, Tucson (1955-1963)

Deacon Ray Miranda (Diocese of Tucson permanent deacon; suspended from ministry)

Assignment:

St. Andrew the Apostle, Sierra Vista (1982-1983)

Rev. Lucien Munier de la Pierre (Canadian diocesan priest; deceased)

Service:

St. Joseph Parish, Hayden (1974)

St. Joseph Parish, Wellton (1974-1975)

Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Tucson (1974-1975)

Msgr. John Oliver (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

Queen of Peace Parish, Mesa (1952-1954)

St. Augustine Cathedral, Tucson (1954-1956)

St. Luke Parish, Douglas (1956)

All Saints Parish, Tucson (1958-1960)

St. Augustine Cathedral (1960-1967)

St. Philip Parish, Payson (1968-69)

Immaculate Conception Parish, Yuma (1969-1981)

Sacred Heart Parish, Nogales (1987-1995)

St. Theresa Parish, Patagonia (1981-1987)

St. Jude Parish, Pearce-Sunsites (1995-2000)

Rev. George Pirrung (Diocese of Phoenix priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, Miami (1954-1955)

Sacred Heart Parish, Nogales (1955-1957)

Queen of Peace Parish, Mesa (1957-1960)

Immaculate Conception Parish, Douglas (1960-1962)

St. Catherine Parish, Phoenix (1962-1968)

Holy Family Parish, Phoenix (1968-1969)

After the Diocese of Phoenix was formed in 1969, Rev. Pirrung served at Holy Family Parish (1969-1977) and Immaculate Conception Parish, Cottonwood (1977-1997).

Rev. Thomas Purcell, S.M. (Religious order priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

St. Odilia Parish, Tucson (1982-1983)

Sacred Heart Parish, Nogales (In residence, 1983-1984)

Rev. Claudio Riol (Diocese of Tucson priest; deceased)

Assignments:

Immaculate Heart Academy, Tucson (1960-1961)

St. Catherine Parish, Phoenix (1961)

St. Bernard Parish, Pirtleville (1961)

Immaculate Heart Parish, Phoenix (1965)

Immaculate Conception Parish, Ajo (1966)

Sister Rosaria Riter, O.S.B. (Deceased)

Employment:

Sacred Heart School, Sacred Heart Parish, Tucson (1949-1953)

Msgr. Walter Rosensweig (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

Sacred Heart Parish, Nogales (1953)

St. Augustine Cathedral, Tucson (1953-1962)

St. Patrick Parish, Bisbee (1962-1965)

St. Monica, Tucson (1965-1966)

St. Augustine Cathedral (1967-1969)

St. Rose of Lima Parish, Safford (1969-1972)

Sacred Heart, Nogales (Tubac, Amado, Rio Rico) (1972-1996).

Rev. Charles Rourke (Diocese of Tucson priest; deceased)

Assignments:

St. Augustine Cathedral, Tucson (1958)

Immaculate Conception Parish, Douglas (1958-1960)

Queen of Peace Parish, Mesa (1960-1961)

St. Joseph Parish, Tucson (1961-1962)

All Saints Parish, Tucson (1962-1965)

Newman Center, Tucson (1966-1968)

St. Monica Parish, Tucson (1968-1969)

Leave of Absence and Archdiocese of Santa Fe (1969-1973)

Sacred Heart Parish, Nogales (1973-1975)

St. Andrew Parish, Sierra Vista (1981-1984)

Rev. Julian Sanz (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

St. Bernard Parish, Pirtleville (1980-1984)

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Yuma (1986-1987)

Sacred Heart Parish, Clifton (1987-1990)

St. Joseph Parish, Wellton (1990-1992

St. Jude Thaddeus Parish, San Luis (1992-2001)

Immaculate Conception Parish, Douglas (2001-2002)

Rev. Clemens Schlueter (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Scottsdale (1961-1963)

St. Daniel Parish, Scottsdale (1963-1965)

Arizona State Prison Chaplain, Florence (1965-1969)

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Scottsdale (1970-1975)

Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Tucson (1976-1977)

Sacred Heart Parish, Parker (1977-1982)

Arizona Correctional Training Center Chaplain, Tucson (1982-1985)

St. Helen Mission, Oracle (1986-1990)

Phillip Gregory Speers

Employment:

St. Francis of Assisi School, Yuma (1999-2000)

Rev. Steven Stencil (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, Miami (1981-1984)

Sacred Heart Parish, Clifton (1984-1986)

Vocations, Diocese of Tucson (1986-1989)

St. Anthony Parish, Casa Grande (1989-1999)

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, Tucson (1999-2001)

Rev. Floyd G. Stromberg (Diocese of Tucson priest; deceased)

Assignments:

St. Augustine Cathedral, Tucson (1959-1960)

Immaculate Conception Parish, Ajo (1960-1963, 1970-1980)

St. Gregory Parish, Phoenix (1963-1966)

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Superior (1966)

St. Ambrose Parish, Tucson (1966-1968)

St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Tucson (1968-1970, 1982-1983)

Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Tucson (1983-1987)

Our Lady Queen of All Saints, Tucson (1987-2002)

Rev. Daniel Taylor (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Tucson (1981)

St. Francis Parish, Superior (1984-1985)

St. Rose of Lima Parish, Safford (1985)

Sacred Heart Parish, Parker (1985-1988)

Assumption Parish, Florence (1988-1991)

Holy Angels Parish, Globe (1991-1996)

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Yuma (1996-1999)

Michael Teta (Diocese of Tucson priest; removed from priesthood 2004)

Assignments:

Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Tucson (1978-1980)

St. Rose of Lima Parish, Safford (1980-1982)

St. Francis Parish, Superior (1986-1988)

Rev. Robert Thomas (Diocese of Toledo priest; suspended from minsitry)

Assignments:

Our Lady of the Valley, Green Valley (1986-1987)

Our Mother of Sorrows, Tucson (1987-1995)

Ministry at Santa Catalina Mission, Catalina (1995-2002)

Rev. James Thompson, C.M. (Religious order priest; deceased)

Assignment:

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Phoenix (1964-1965)

Robert Trupia (Diocese of Tucson priest; removed from priesthood 2004)

Assignments:

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Yuma (1973-1976)

Tribunal, Diocese of Tucson (1976-1992)

(Ministry at various times 1976-1992 at parishes in Tucson, including St. Thomas the Apostle, Our Mother of Sorrows and St. Francis de Sales.)

Rev. Gary Underwood (Diocese of Tucson priest; suspended from ministry)

Assignments:

Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Tucson (1980-1983)

St. Odilia Parish, Tucson (1983-1986)

St. Anthony Parish, Casa Grande (1986-1987)

Archdiocese of the Military USA (1988-2006)

Rev. Thomas Warren (Archdiocese of Los Angeles priest; deceased)

Assignments:

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Solomon (1984-1989)

Sacred Heart Parish, Parker (1989-1991)

 
 

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