Fr. Norbert J. Maday

Ordained: 1964
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Arrested in 1993. Convicted in 1994 for assault of two boys. Sentenced to 20 years. Sued. Included in 10/03 settlement. Second suit 5/06. At least one claim included in 5/07 $6.65M settlement with 14 people claiming abuse by 12 priests; One claim included in 8/08 $12.7M settlement involving 11 priests and 16 plaintiffs. Laicized in 12/07. New settlement in 7/09. Spent 9 months in secure treatment facility in WI, as violent sexual predator; released in 8/13. Registered sex offender. Personnel file released in 1/14. New suit in 1/14. Last known to be living in WI. Died in 3/19. New suit in 9/16 claimed abuse over two years starting in 1979 of a boy, age 10. Settlement in 6/21 with two men alleging abuse beginning age 10 at St. Bede’s on the South Side.

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