Fr. Paul Plouffe – Diocese of Burlington

Father Paul Plouffe

Diocese of Burlington

Ordained: 1945

Died: 2004

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Edmund’s Junior Seminary (Swanton, VT)
  • St. Edmund’s College (Pontigny, France)
  • Saint Elizabeth’s, Good Samaritan Hospital (Selma
  • Saint Edmund of Canterbury (Whitton, England) 
  • Brentwood Diocesan Traveling Mission (Stock, England)
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Stock, England)
  • St. Mary’s (Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada) 
  • Saint Edmund of Canterbury (Whitton, England) 
  • Holy Cross (Boucherville, Quebec, Canada) 
  • Saint Edmund-by-the-Sea (Dauphin Island, AL) 
  • St. Michael’s (Heron Bay, AL)
  • St. Peter Claver (New Orleans, LA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Paul Plouffe:

Father Paul Plouffe was a member of the Society of Saint Edmund for 64 years and an ordained priest for 59 years. He died in 2004. According to media reports, in 2006, an allegation of the abuse of a minor in Vermont in 1946 was received. 

In September 2019, his name appeared on the Edmundite order’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

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