Fr. Donald J. O’Shaughnessy

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1955
Status: Settled

Died: 07/8/2013
Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Removed in 2004 after credible allegations of sex abuse while assigned to Loyola Academy in Wilmette; worked there almost continually 1958-92. The Jesuits’ Chicago-Detroit (Midwest) Province settled in 2013 for $750K with a man alleging O’Shaughnessy abused him 1977-79 at the school. O’Shaughnessy was the boy’s advisor and reportedly pulled him out of class daily. Died 7/8//13, age 89. Settlement announced in 2015 for $950K with another former Loyola student. Also worked in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Milford OH, Indianapolis IN, Oakland CA, and Clarkston MI. Settlement with another former Loyola Academy student for $925K announced 5/17. On Indianapolis archdiocese’s list 10/12/18. On Jesuits Midwest Province list 12/17/18.


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