Fr. Lionel P. Ouellette

Ordained: 1957
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Ouellette (sometimes spelled Ouelette) had a reputation for “seducing young ladies,” per a 1972 letter to his superiors. Accused in 1994 of improperly touched young girls while an assistant priest in the early 1960s. He denied the allegations and received a psychological assessment. Cardinal Law said that he would be allowed to continue in ministry “with your pastor being aware of the concerns that have been raised.” Retired 12/96. Died in 9/00. Listed in the 8/11 Boston AD database.


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