Fr. Michael E. Nowak

Ordained: 1997
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI

Pastor at St. Theresa of Liseiux Parish in Kenosha when removed in 5/11 after a 14-year-old girl’s parents complained to police that he had recently made inappropriate telephone call(s) (containing sexually-explicit language) to the girl. No physical contact took place per the archdiocese. A second girl, age 17, also filed a complaint saying she received the same type of calls from him. Charged. Pleaded guilty in 7/11. Sentenced to 30 days in jail and one year probation. A former nurse, Nowak was granted a partial registered nurse license in 2012 and a full license in 2013. Voluntarily laicized in 2015.

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