Fr. Paul A. Pinard

Order: SSE
Ordained: 1959
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Norwich CT

Ordained in VT for the Edmundites. Per obituary, worked in AL 1960-61 in a Selma parish and as Assistant Director of the Don Bosco Boys Club in Quebec parishes 1961-64, 1969-72, and 1989-91. Director of St. Anne’s Shrine in VT 1964-68 and parish administrator in Alburgh 1967-69. St. Michael’s College board member 1984-88. Procurator 1991-95 of the Edmundite Generalate in VT, procurator and treasurer of St. Edmund’s Retreat in Mystic CT 1995-2004. Removed from parish in Quebec in 1991 after an allegation of sexual misconduct with minors in the 1980s. Substantiated. In 1/05 Norwich bishop learned of allegations and asked order to remove him from diocese. Retired to order’s residence in FL in 2004, to Selma AL in 2013, and to VT in 2016. Died 6/12/17. On Norwich diocese’s list 2/22/19. On Edmundites list 8/7/19.


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