Fr. Vincent J. Duggan

Ordained: 1940
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

Founding pastor of Our Lady of Providence Parish in Grantwood, where he was assigned 1954-83. Died in 1984. In 3/21 the archdiocese announced that it had added Duggan’s name to its list of those with substantiated allegations against them of the sexual abuse of a minor. Duggan was first accused after his death, per the list. His accuser stated that he was sexually abused by Duggan as grade school student in the 1970s at Our Lady of Providence, and that the abuse went on for two years. The man received a settlement.


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