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Fr. Louis Senesac – Diocese of Alexandria

Father Louis Senesac

Diocese of Alexandria

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Ordained: 1935

Death: 1966

Assignment History:

  • St. Rita’s Catholic Chapel (Catahoula Lake, LA)
  • Church of the Little Flower (Evergreen, LA)
  • St. Francis Xavier Cathedral (Alexandria, LA)
  • St. Martin Catholic Church (St. Martinville, LA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Louis Senesac

In February 2019, the Diocese of Alexandria publicly named Fr. Louis Senesac on its list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. According to the list, Fr. Senesac’s file revealed evidence of sexual misconduct and abuse of a male minor in 1945.

The Permanent Review Board, which evaluates all allegations of clerical sexual misconduct involving minors, reviewed the evidence and determined the allegations were credible. Further details about the nature and scope of the abuse are not publicly available.

Ordained in 1935, Fr. Louis Senesac was also the chaplain at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Logansport State Hospital. According to a news report in 1942, he also organized the Young People’s Club and was involved with other youth organizations like the Boy and Girl Scouts.

Fr. Louis Senesac died on October 22, 1966.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Alexandria in Louisiana.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Louisiana, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Alexandria may now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in Louisiana and nationwide. We can help. 

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Fr. Louis Senesac – Diocese of Shreveport

Fr. Louis Senesac

Diocese of Shreveport (Clerics of St. Viator)

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Ordained: Unknown

Left active ministry: 1967

Assigned as Follows:

  • St. Catherine of Siena (Shreveport, LA)
  • St. John Catholic Church (Deville, LA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. Louis Senesac:

Fr. Louis Senesac was a member of the Clerics of St. Viator religious community, and served in the Diocese of Shreveport. According to media reports, in February 2019, the Diocese of Alexandria included Fr. Senesac’s name on its list of “religious priests, living and deceased, accused of sexual misconduct with minors while serving in the Diocese of Alexandria.” The list noted that an allegation of child sexual abuse involving a male minor in 1945 against Fr. Senesac came before the Permanent Review Board in 2019. The allegation was deemed credible. The details of the allegation, including the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims and the nature of the alleged sexual abuse are unknown. The list also notes that Senesac was removed from active ministry in the diocese, but the date of his removal was not listed.

In 2020, the Diocese of Shreveport released Fr. Senesac’s name under the heading, “priests who served in the former Diocese of Alexandria-Shreveport removed for sexual abuse of minors.” Prior to the founding of the Diocese of Shreveport in 1986, churches in the Shreveport area were under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Alexandria-Shreveport. According to church protocol, the files of accused clergy members remain with the Diocese of Alexandria.

Fr. Louis Senesac died in 1966.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Shreveport in Louisiana.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Louisiana, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Shreveport may now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in Louisiana and nationwide.  We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.