Br. Philip Spoelker

Order: CFX
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Washington DC and MD

Brother Jude. Joined the Xaverians in 1960. Named publicly as accused by the order on its list 7/12/19. Accused in 1982 of abuse of a minor in Leonardtown, MD; sent to the Paracletes in NM for treatment, then returned to ministry. Placed on a safety plan in 2003. Pleaded guilty in 2007 to abusing a male student at Ryken High School in 1978; sentenced to 18 months in prison. Served a year in jail, then paroled. As of 12/09 he was to move to the Xaverian Brothers in Venice FL where he was to be monitored. Accused in 2009 of abuse in the late 1980s in Birmingham, AL. In 11/22 he is shown as living as a registered sex offender at the Vianney Renewal Center in Dittmer, MO.


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