Fr. Patrick A. Sullivan

Ordained: 1982
Status: Reinstated

Diocese: Diocese of Crookston MN

Assigned to St. Eizabeth’s in Dilworth and St. Andrew’s in Hawley when placed on leave in 4/16 during investigation of an accusation that he had sexually abused a 15-year-old boy in 2008. Abuse said to have occurred at St. Mary’s Mission on Red Lake Reservation. Sullivan denied the accusation. No charges filed. Reinstated 12/17 after diocese determined the allegation was not credible. Placed again on leave in 2/19 for alleged “boundary issues.” Deemed not credible; to return to ministry 7/1/21.

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