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Fr. Nicholas Joseph Martrain – Diocese of Baton Rouge

Fr. Nicholas Joseph Martrain

Diocese of Baton Rouge

Nicholas Joseph Martrain Diocese of Baton Rouge Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1965

Left ministry: 1982

Priestly faculties removed: 1983

Laicized: 1990

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Isidore the Farmer (Baker, LA)
  • Ascension of Our Lord (Donaldsonville, LA)
  • St. Pius X (Baton Rouge, LA)
  • St. Thomas More (Baton Rouge, LA)
  • St. Patrick (Baton Rouge, LA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. Nicholas Joseph Martrain:

Fr. Nicholas Joseph Martrain was ordained a priest in 1965, and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Baton Rouge. According to media reports, in February 2019, Fr. Nicholas Joseph Martrain was named on the Diocese of Baton Rouge’s list of clergy members who have been credibly accused of abuse within the Diocese of Baton Rouge or in other dioceses across the country. The Diocese of Baton Rouge received one allegation of abuse against Fr. Martrain in May of 2002. The alleged abuse was said to have occurred in 1967 when Martrain was assigned to Ascension of Our Lord in Donaldsonville, LA. The alleged victim was female, and her age at the time of the abuse was not given. Martrain left the ministry in 1982 and got married.

The current whereabouts of Fr. Martrain are unknown.

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