Tag: Rudolph T. Vorisek

Fr. Rudolph Vorisek (Paulist Fathers) – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Rudolph T. Vorisek

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1956

Died: 2011

Assigned as follows:

  • 1957-1968      St. Peter’s College (Baltimore, MD) 
  • 1969-1976      St. Mark’s University Parish (Isla Vista, CA)
  • 1972-1976      University of California at Santa Barbara (Isla Vista, CA) 
  • 1977-1984      Christ of the King Chapel (Grand Rapids, MI) 
  • 1985-2005      St. Paul the Apostle (New York, NY) 
  • 1992-1994      St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center (New York, NY)
  • 1999-2011      Paulist Fathers Generalate (Queens, NY)
  • 2007-2011      Paulist Fathers’ Motherhouse (New York, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Rudolph T. Vorisek:

Father Rudolph T. Vorisek was ordained a Paulist priest. He died in May 2011. According to media reports, in December 2018, his name was included on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ updated list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse. It noted a report was received in 2013 that he sexually abused a minor from 1966 to 1970. 

Father Vorisek is also named on the Paulist’s list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse. It boted a report was made in 2013 alleging that Fr. Vorisek sexually abused a minor in 1970 at St. Mark’s University Parish in Goleta, California.

In April 2019, his name appeared on the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse.

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