Suit filed against Ornowski and his Order in 5/09 alleged that he abused a young girl in the village of Stebbins at least three times 1990-94. Bishop removed him in 6/09 after learning of the suit. Order recalled him for testing and evaluation. Had worked at St. Mark's University Parish and Catholic Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks since 1997. Ornowski denied the allegations. Suit dismissed by court in 5/10 after plaintiff withdrew her claims.
Accused of abuse of a boy in the early 1960s when Petraitis was 'filling in' at St. Mary's parish in Norwich. Alleged victim said he told Rev. Donat Jette during confession and that Jette then abused him, too. Per 2002 OCD Petraitis was Provincial of the Marian's Office in Chicago. One article refers to him as Superior of the Marians St. Kazimierz Province in the USA, and former General of the Congregation. Denied the allegations. Died 6/12/12. Not included on the Norwich diocese's list 2/22/19.