Fr. James R. Trepanier

Order: CSC
Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Died: 11/3/2021
Diocese: Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend IN

First named publicly as accused on Ft. Wayne-South Bend’s 9/18/18 list. One known credible allegation. Faculties from diocese removed 10/18/02. Assignments included University of Portland OR, Holy Cross Mission House (Fatima), South Bend and Granger parishes, St. Mary’s Convent in Notre Dame. On his order’s list 6/12/19. It notes an allegation received in 1991 of abuse in the 1980s in IL. Ministry restricted in 1991. Permanently removed from ministry in 2002. Living in a nursing facility without access to minors. Died 11/3/21 at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, IN.

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