Assignment Record – Rev. Kevin F. Hederman
St. Louis archbishop was John Joseph Carberry (1968-1979). Carberry was succeeded by John Lawrence May (1980-1992).
|1980||Most Holy Rosary||St. Louis||MO||2/2||Most Holy Rosary had a school with 299-249 students.|
|1980||1981||Most Blessed Sacrament||St. Louis||MO||2/2||Most Blessed Sacrament had a school with 318 students.|
|1981||1984||Most Holy Trinity||St. Louis||MO||2/2||Most Holy Trinity had a school with 254 students.|
|1984||1988||Corpus Christi||Jennings||MO||2/3, 1/2||Corpus Christi had a school with 212-228 students.|
||St. Louis||MO||2/4, 2/3 In residence 1989-1992. Of note, also in residence 1988-1990 was Auxiliary Bishop J. Terry Steib.)||St. Engelbert's had a school with 145 students.|
Justin Francis Rigali replaced May as archbishop (1994-2003).
|1997||North American Martyrs||
• Hederman was accused in a lawsuit in the 1990s of the sexual abuse of a teenage boy in the early '90s. The priest is said to have begun manipulating the boy during a required 1:1 confession at a high school retreat at North American Martyrs. The boy reportedly may have been drugged prior to being sexually assaulted by Hederman.
• Hederman was accused in a 2009 lawsuit of having sexually abused a Christian Brothers College High School student in the early 1990s. The abuse is said to have occurred on two occasions at the North American Martyrs rectory where the boy was visiting Hederman for spiritual counseling. Hederman denied the accusations.
Hederman would occasionally say mass at Christian Brothers College High School.
|North American Martyrs had a school with 150-240 students, and a religious education program with 275 students.|
|1994||1996||Christian Brothers College High School||Clayton||MO||chaplain||CBC had 936-927 students, all male.|
|1997||1999||Hederman is not indexed in the 1998 or 1999 Directories, nor is he listed at his previous assignments.|
Raymond Leo Burke succeeded Rigali as St. Louis archbishop (20003-2008), followed by Robert James Carlson (2009-).
Belize City-Belmopan bishop was Osmond Peter Martin (1983-2006), followed by Dorick McGowan Wright (2006-).
|2009||On Duty Outside the Archdioces/Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral||Belmopan||Belize||pastor||Hederman founded a school lunch program in Belize and delivered food to schools.|
|2009||2013||On Leave of Absence|
Sources: Official Catholic Directory (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1976-2011)
• Civil Suit Accuses Former St. Louis Area Priest, By Kevin Killeen, KMOX, May 26, 2009