Tag: Gino Vertassich

Fr. Gino Vertassich – Diocese of Charlotte

Fr. Gino Vertassich

Diocese of Charlotte/Glenmary Home Missioners

Gino Vertassich Horowitz Law

Ordained:  1960

Left the order: 1975

Died: 2003

Known Assignments:

  • St. Mary, Mother of God Catholic Church (Sylva, NC)
  • St. William Catholic Church (Murphy, NC)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Gino Vertassich:

On October 11th, 2019, Father Gino Vertassich was publicly named on the Ohio-based Glenmary Home Missioners’ list of credibly accused clergy. He joined the order in 1960 and left in 1975. The alleged abuse of a minor by Vertassich occured in 1969 in Connecticut.

In the 1960s, Vertassich served in parishes in western North Carolina that later became part of the Diocese of Charlotte when it was erected in the 1970s.  According to the Diocese of Charlotte, it has no documented abuse allegations against Vertassich from his assignments in North Carolina.

Gino Vertassich died in 2003. 

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