Fr. Joseph D. Cernich

Ordained: 1983
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Springfield IL

Assigned to parishes, active in Teens Encounter Christ, taught summer school at Griffin High, and was a Christian Family Camps staff member. Faculties removed in 4/95. Worked in Catholic Charities administration offices until 2002. Laicized in 6/03. Went on to work for the city of Springfield. First named publicly as accused on the diocese’s list released 11/29/18.


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