Assignment Record– Rev. Victor Lucien Chateauvert, M.S.F.
Summary of Case: A priest of the Missionaries of the Holy Family ordained in 1973, Chateauvert worked in parishes and a hospital in Los Angeles CA archdiocese, Ottowa Canada, and in the dioceses of Springfield IL and Duluth MN. In December 1992 he was arrested on suspicion of the sexual abuse over a three-year period of two Duluth MN teenage boys. He was convicted and sentenced to six months in jail. Chateauvert died March 3, 1999. His name was included on the Duluth diocese's list released in December 2013 of clergy who had been credibly accused of the sexual abuse of young persons while serving in the diocese.
Born: May 25, 1919
Los Angeles archbishop was
|1974||St. Camillus De Lellis||Los Angeles||CA||
Revs. Joseph Mathey, M.S.F.; Joseph Lawless, M.S.F.; Victor Chateauvert, M.S.F.. In res., Rev. John Flavin, M.S.F.
|1974||1978||Los Angeles General Hospital||Los Angeles||CA|
|1974||1978||Our Lady of the Visitation||South Gloucester, Ottowa||Ontario, Canada||Per its website Chateauvert "came to" Our Lady of the Visitation 1974-1978.|
Springfield IL bishop was
|1981||St. Joseph's||Granite City||IL||
1978-79: Revs. Victor L. Chateauvert, M.S.F.; James Wasser, M.S.F.
1980-81: Revs. Victor L. Chateauvert, M.S.F.; Gary Nicholas, M.S.F.; Joseph Lawless, M.S.F.
|1981||1982||Chateauvert is not indexed in the 1982 Directory.|
|1982||Our Lady of the Visitation||South Gloucester, Ottowa||Ontario, Canada||Per its website Chateauvert was at Our Lady of the Visitation for a short time in 1982.|
• Chateauvert was arrested December 28, 1992 for suspected sexual assault over a 3-year period of two boys, ages 14 and 19 at the time of the priest's arrest.
1982-87: Rev. Victor Chateauvert, M.S.F.; In res., Rev. John Verhoeven, M.S.F.
1987-1993: Rev. Victor Chateauvert, M.S.F.
|Chateauvert was convicted, then sentenced in February 1993 to 6 months in jail.|
Chateauvert is not indexed beyond the 1993 Directory.
He died March 3, 1999.
Sources: Official Catholic Directory (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1974-1994)
• Priest, 73, Jailed in Sex Probe Is Freed by Prosecutor, By Pat Doyle, Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), January 1, 1993