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In early 2018, a team of former state and federal law enforcement experts began to review diocesan personnel files to identify credible allegations of the sexual abuse of minors within the Diocese. In August 2018, this group’s mandate expanded to include the review of the files of all active and former priests in the Diocese dating back to 1950 to identify any allegations of the sexual abuse of minors. When the review team identified an allegation of the sexual abuse of a minor by a priest in the Diocese of Dallas, that allegation was forwarded to the Diocesan Review Board. The Diocesan Review Board then evaluated the allegation and other available information, and made a recommendation to Bishop Burns as to whether the allegation was credible. Bishop Burns accepted the Board’s recommendations and, as Chief Pastor of the Diocese, communicated the list released on January 31, 2019 to the Catholic faithful of the Diocese.

In doing so, he joins the bishops of the 14 other Catholic Dioceses in Texas and the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter in taking this step. The Texas Bishops made the decision to release the lists of names in the context of their ongoing work to protect children from sexual abuse, and their efforts to promote healing and a restoration of trust in the Catholic Church.

Incardinated in Diocese of Dallas

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StatusLaicized
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryImmaculate Conception (Grand Prairie)
St. Mark The Evangelist (Plano)
Birth Year1969
Ordination Year1997
Year Removed2005
Year Convicted2009
 
StatusLaicized
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryChaplain, Hospital/Hospice Ministry
Holy Family of Nazareth (Irving)
Our Lady of the Lake (Rockwall)
St. Mark the Evangelist (Plano)
St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Philip
Birth Year1941
Ordination Year1980
Year Removed2002
 
StatusRetired with faculties suspended
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryChaplain, Children’s Hospital
Corpus Christi (Ferris)
Our Lady of San Juan de los Lagos-St. Theresa Quasi-Parish
Chaplain, Parkland Memorial Hospital
St. Elizabeth of Hungary
St. Mark the Evangelist (Plano)
St. Paul the Apostle (Richardson)
Birth Year1947
Ordination Year1967
Year Removed2019
Year Retired2017
StatusRetired with faculties suspended
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryGood Shepherd
Holy Spirit (Duncanville)
Prison Ministry
Sacred Heart (Rowlett)
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (Plano)
St. Elizabeth of Hungary
Chaplain, St. Joseph Village
St. Luke (Irving)
St. Paul the Apostle (Richardson)
St. Pius X
Birth Year1949
Ordination Year1975
Year Removed2018
Year Convicted2010
StatusLaicized
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistorySt. Thomas Aquinas
Birth Year1947
Ordination Year1973
Year Removed1977
 
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryImmaculate Conception (Tyler)
Sacred Heart (Abilene)
St. John (Cleburne)
St. Mary (Sherman)
St. Paul (Electra)
St. Rita (Ranger)
Birth Year1911
Ordination Year1939
Year Retired1975
Year Died1984
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryDiocesan Youth Director
Holy Cross
Holy Name (Los Angeles, CA)
Sacred Heart (Wichita Falls)
St. Andrew (Fort Worth)
St. Edward (Dallas)
St. James (Dallas)
Birth Year1925
Ordination Year1954
Year Died1973
 
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryChaplain, Baylor Medical Center
Christ the King
Immaculate Conception (Corsicana)
Sacred Heart Cathedral (Dallas)
St. John (Wading River, Rockville Center, Long Island, New York)
St. Maria Goretti (Arlington)
St. Mark the Evangelist (Plano)
St. Mary (Sherman)
St. Patrick Co-Cathedral (Fort Worth)
St. Patrick (Dallas)
Birth Year1928
Ordination Year1961
Year Removed1999
Year Retired1999
Year Died2008
 
StatusLaicized
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryHoly Spirit (Duncanville)
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (Plano)
St. Francis of Assisi (Frisco)
St. Joseph (Richardson)
Birth Year1967
Ordination Year1994
Year Removed2015

 

StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
(1969 – Diocese of Fort Worth)
Assignment HistoryBlessed Sacrament
Christ the King
Holy Cross
Holy Name (Fort Worth)
St. Cecilia
St. James
St. Patrick Co-Cathedral (Fort Worth)
St. Thomas (Fort Worth)
Birth Year1931
Ordination Year1955
Year Retired1995
Year Convicted1996
StatusLaicized
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryHoly Spirit (Duncanville)
St. Luke (Irving)
St. Patrick
Birth Year1956
Ordination Year1982
Year Removed1989
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryChancellor – Diocese of Dallas
Immaculate Conception (Denton)
St. Bernard of Clairvaux
St. Cecilia
St. Elizabeth of Hungary
St. Luke (Irving)
St. Michael (McKinney)
St. Patrick
St. Rita (Fort Worth)
Visiting Priest – SMU Catholic Center
Birth Year1928
Ordination Year1960
Year Removed2006
Year Retired2006
Year Died2016

 

StatusLaicized
Incarcerated
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryAll Saints
St. John Nepomucene (Ennis)
St. Luke (Irving)
Birth Year1945
Ordination Year1981
Year Removed1992
Year Convicted1998
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderArchdiocese of Port of Spain (Trinidad – 1933)
Diocese of Dallas (1958)
Assignment HistoryHoly Cross
St. Charles (Gainesville)
St. Joseph Hospital (Ft. Worth)
Birth Year1897
Ordination Year1933
Year Died1968

 

StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryCatholic Charities (Dallas)
Good Shepherd (Garland)
Ministry to poor in Oak Cliff
St. James
Birth Year1943
Ordination Year1972
Year Removed2003
Year Died2006

 

StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryChaplain – US Naval Air Station, Hensley Field
Immaculate Conception (Grand Prairie)
Immaculate Conception (Tyler)
Sacred Heart Cathedral (Dallas)
St. Anthony (Longview)
St. Edward (Athens)
St. George (Fort Worth)
St. Joseph (Richardson)
St. Maria Goretti (Arlington)
St. Patrick (Fort Worth)
St. Paul the Apostle (Richardson)
St. Pius X
St. William (Greenville)
Birth Year1934
Ordination Year1959
Year Retired1995
Year Died2014
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Mobile (1941)
Diocese of Dallas (1954)
Assignment HistoryAll Saints (Fort Worth)
Christ the King
Dunne Memorial Home for Boys
Holy Trinity Seminary (Irving)
Immaculate Conception (Denton)
Our Lady or Fatima (Prichard, Alabama)
Sacred Heart (Abilene)
St. Augustine
St. Edward
St. Joseph (Dallas)
St. Jude Chapel
St. Patrick (Fort Worth)
St. Peter the Apostle
Birth Year1912
Ordination Year1941
Year Died1996

 

StatusSuspended
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderOrder of St. Benedict (1984) Diocese of Dallas (1996)
Assignment HistoryGood Shepherd (Garland)
St. Mary (Sherman)
St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Francis of Assisi Quasi (Whitesboro)
Birth Year1956
Ordination Year1984
Year Removed2018
StatusSuspended
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryBlessed Sacrament
St. Cecilia
Birth Year1948
Ordination Year1985
Year Removed2017

 

StatusLaicized
Deceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryAll Saints
Chaplain, United States Air Force
St. Augustine
St. John Nepomucene (Ennis)
St. Mark the Evangelist (Plano)
Birth Year1948
Ordination Year1977
Year Removed1986
Year Retired1986
Year Died2004

 

StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Diocese of Fort Worth (1969)
Assignment HistoryChrist the King
Holy Trinity Seminary (Irving)
Our Lady Queen of Peace (Wichita Falls)
St. Andrew (Fort Worth)
St. Augustine
St. Maria Goretti (Arlington)
Birth Year1917
Ordination Year1945
Year Retired1987
Year Died1999

 

StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryGood Shepherd (Garland)
St. Andrew (Fort Worth)
Lived in Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, and Kansas
Birth Year1930
Ordination Year1966
Year Removed1998
Year Died2018

 

StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryBlessed Kateri Tekakwitha (Buffalo)
Blessed Sacrament
Chaplain – U.S. Air Force
Corpus Christi (Ferris)
County Jail Ministry (Dallas)
Director – Goree Project (Fort Worth)
St. Augustine
St. Bernard of Clairvaux
St. Cecilia
St. Elizabeth (Bonham)
St. John Nepomucene (Ennis)
St. Joseph (Rhineland)
St. Leo the Great Mission (Centerville)
St. Luke (Irving)
St. Michael (Mount Pleasant)
St. Pius X
Birth Year1951
Ordination Year1978
Year Removed1998
Year Died2021
 
 

 

StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Dallas
Assignment HistoryBlessed Sacrament
Sacred Heart (Wichita Falls)
Sacred Heart Cathedral (Dallas)
St. Edward
St. John Nepomucene (Ennis)
St. John the Apostle (Terrell)
St. Philip
St. William (Greenville)
Birth Year1923
Ordination Year1948
Year Retired2000
Year Died2012
 

Incardinated in Other Diocese/ Religious Order

StatusRetired
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Tyler
Assignment HistoryAll Saints
Chaplain – SMU Catholic Center
Holy Spirit (Duncanville)
Our Lady of Victory (Paris)
Sacred Heart (Nacogdoches)
St. Bernard of Clairvaux
St. Elizabeth of Hungary
St. Francis of Assisi (Lancaster)
St. Joseph (Richardson)
St. Joseph Mission (Clarksville)
St. Mark the Evangelist (Plano)
Birth Year1947
Ordination Year1975
Year Removed2018 (Diocese of Dallas)
Year Retired2017 (Diocese of Tyler)
StatusBelieved to be deceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Ajaccio
Assignment HistoryImmaculate Conception (Denton)
St. Anthony (Dallas)
St. Mary (Sherman)
Birth Year1909
Ordination Year1936
Year DiedDiocese is attempting to confirm his date of death with his home diocese in France
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderOrder of Discalced Carmelites
Assignment HistoryCatedral Santuario de Guadalupe
St. Mary of Carmel
Birth Year1922
Ordination Year1949
Year Died2008
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderSociety of Jesus (the Jesuits)
Assignment HistoryJesuit College Preparatory School (Dallas)
Birth Year1936
Ordination Year1980
Year Removed1986
Year Died2018
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderOrder of Discalced Carmelites
Assignment HistoryHoly Rosary (Hartborne, Oklahoma)
Mt. Carmel Center
Our Lady of Guadalupe (Dallas)
Our Lady of Mount Carmel (San Antonio)
Sacred Heart Cathedral (Dallas)
St. Mary of Carmel
Birth Year1915
Ordination Year1940
Year Died1992
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderSociety of Jesus (the Jesuits)
Assignment HistoryHoly Trinity Seminary (Irving)
Jesuit College Preparatory School
St. Rita
Birth Year1927
Ordination Year1957
Year Died2006

 

StatusUnknown
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderSociety of Jesus (the Jesuits)
Assignment HistoryJesuit College Preparatory School
Birth Year1936
Ordination Year1961
Year Removed2002
 
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderSociety of Jesus (the Jesuits)
Assignment HistoryJesuit College Preparatory School (Dallas)
Birth Year1933
Ordination Year1965
Year Removed2002
Year Died2012

Note: NOT Bro. Thomas Naughton of the former Missouri Province

 

 

StatusUnknown
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderDiocese of Umuahia, Nigeria
Assignment HistorySt. Anthony
Birth Year1946
Ordination Year1977
Year Removed1999
Year Convicted1999
StatusRemoved from ministry and lives under supervision
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderSociety of Jesus (the Jesuits)
Assignment HistoryJesuit College Preparatory School (Dallas)
Birth Year1941
Ordination Year1974
Year Removed2002

 

StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderSociety of Jesus (the Jesuits)
Assignment HistoryJesuit College Preparatory School (Dallas)
Birth Year1925
Ordination Year1956
Year Removed2002
Year Died2009
StatusDeceased
Diocese of Incardination / Religious OrderSociety of Jesus (the Jesuits)
Assignment HistoryJesuit College Preparatory School
St. Rita
Birth Year1934
Ordination Year1985
Year Retired2002
Year Died2004

While the Diocese has endeavored to make a complete and accurate disclosure, the information on this page is subject to change as additional information is received.