Fr. Patrick J. Barrett

Ordained: 1959
Status: Accused

Died: 03/30/2006
Diocese: Diocese of Gaylord MI

Barrett was placed on leave in 2002 after a complaint that he molested a girl 30 years prior. The abuse was alleged to have taken place outside the diocese. Barrett also allegedly abused the accuser’s four sisters, at least one as young as age 5. The Diocese’s investigating committee said the charges were credible. Barrett died in 3/2006. Included on the Diocese’s list 11/10/2018. Noted to have been permanently removed from public ministry in 2002. Included in the MI Attorney General’s 1/8/2024 report.

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