Fr. Lionel A. Harnish

Ordained: 1954
Status: Accused

Died: 06/10/2011
Diocese: Diocese of Gaylord MI

First named publicly as accused on the diocese’s list 11/10/2018. Per news in 1981, had three adopted sons. Removed from ministry in 1986 after a parish janitor found “incriminating photographs” in the building. Harnish died in 2011. (The 2007 list erroneously noted his death to have been in 2007.) Included in the MI Attorney General’s 1/8/2024 Gaylord report.

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