Fr. Vincent Yzermans – Diocese of Santa Rosa

Father Vincent Yzermans

Diocese of Santa Rosa

Vincent A. Yzermans Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1951

Died: 1995

Assignment History:

  • 1951-1952:  Boniface (Melrose, MN)
  • 1951-1952: St. Bernard’s (Ward Spring’s, MN)
  • 1952-1956: St. Mary’s Cathedral (St. Cloud, MN)
  • 1956-1957:  John the Baptist (Swanville, MN)
  • 1957-1962: The St. Cloud Visitor  Cloud, MN)
  • 1962-1964: Diocesan Information Bureau ( Cloud, MN)
  • 1962-1965: Second Vatican Council (Vatican City, Italy)
  • 1963-1964:  Nicholas’ (St. Nicholas, MN)
  • 1969-1975: St. Rosa’s (St. Rosa, MN)
  • 1975-1976: Diocese of Santa Rosa
  • 1976-1977:  Thomas College (St. Paul, MN)
  • 1977-1978: St. Andrew’s (Elk, River, MN)
  • 1978-1979:  Benedict’s(Anchorage, AK)
  • 1979-1984: Medical Leave
  • 1984-1988: St. Anthony’s (St. Anthony, MN)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Vincent Yzermans:

According to media reports, Fr. Vincent Arthur Yzermans served at many parishes in the Diocese of St. Cloud, MN. In the late 1960s, he was moved out-of-state to an IN convent, spent a year in Santa Rosa, CA in the mid-1970s, a year at St. Thomas College in Minneapolis, and later did a stint in residence at a parish in Anchorage, AK.  In 1979, Fr. Yzermans went on medical leave before returning to St. Cloud. Yzermans died in 1995 in Albuquerque, NM. Fr. Yzermans was included on a list of priests credibly accused of sexual abuse released by the Diocese of Santa Rosa in January of 2019.

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