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Fr. Lawrence Kurlandski – Diocese of San Bernardino

Father Lawrence Kurlandski

Diocese of San Bernardino/Theatines

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Ordained: 1942

Died: 1990

Assignment History:

  • 1944-1948: Holy Family (San Diego, CA)
  • 1949- 1951: St. Joseph’s (Fontana, CA)
  • 1952-1954: Newman High School (Fontana, CA)
  • 1955-1962: St. Gordon Technical High School (Chicago, IL)
  • 1963-1969: St. Joseph’s (Fontana, CA)
  • 1970-1978: St. Mary (Fontana, CA)
  • 1981-1989: Weber High School (Chicago, IL)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Lawrence Kurlandski:

Fr. Lawrence Kurlandski was accused by a woman in a 2003 lawsuit of molesting her at St. Joseph’s Church in Fontana, California, from 1947 to 1949. There have been no further details released.

Kurlandski died in 1990. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1989 until his death is unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino in California. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Diocese of San Bernardino, 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 California and nationwide. We can help. 

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

Fr. Adalbert J. Kowalczyk – Diocese of San Bernardino

Father Adalbert J. Kowalczyk

Diocese of San Bernardino/TheatinesAdalbert J. Kowalczyk Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1938

Died: 1972

Assignment History:

  • 1940: 2249 Lockwood Ave (Chicago, IL)
  • 1941-1943: St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr (Chicago, IL)
  • 1944: St. Stanislaus Kostka (Chicago, IL)
  • 1945-1947: St. Hedwig’s Mission (Chicago, IL)
  • 1952-1954: St. Hedwig’s Mission (Chicago, IL)
  • 1955 St. Mary of the Angels (Chicago, IL)
  • 1956: St. Hyacinth’s (Chicago, IL)
  • 1957-1964: Resurrection Church (Fontana, CA)
  • 1965-1966: St. Hedwig’s Mission (Chicago, IL)
  • 1967-1972: St. Stanislaus Kostka (Chicago, IL)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Adalbert J Kowalczyk:

According to media reports, in 2002, a survivor came forward alleging child sexual abuse by Fr. Adalbert J Kowalczyk from 1962 to 1964, while working at Resurrection in Fontana, California, in the Diocese of San Bernardino, when she was ten years old. The victim first filed a civil lawsuit in 1993, but it was dismissed due to the statute of limitations.

Kowalczyk has been named on the Diocese of San Diego’s 2007 list of credibly accused clergy of sexual abuse of a minor. His personnel file was released in 2010.

He died in 1972.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino in California. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Diocese of San Bernardino, 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 California and nationwide. We can help. 

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

Fr. Timothy Keppel – Diocese of San Bernardino

Father Timothy Keppel

Diocese of San Bernardino/Theatines

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Ordained: 1977

Removed: 2013

Assignment History:

  • 1978-1980: St. Joseph (Fontana, CA)
  • 1982-1983: Our Lady of Loretto Church (Spanish Lake, MO)
  • 1984: Resurrection Catholic Church (Montgomery, AL)
  • 1985-1996: Church of the Resurrection (Fontana, CA)
  • 1998-2003: Our Lady of the Lake Church (Lake Arrowhead, CA)
  • 1999-2009: St. Anne in the Mountains Church (Running Springs, CA)
  • 2004-2005: Our Lady of the Lake Church (Crest Park, CA)
  • 2006-2009: Our Lady of the Lake Church (Lake Arrowhead, CA)
  • 2009-2010: Congregation of the Resurrection (Fontana, CA)
  • 2011-2013: Congregation of the Resurrection (Apple Valley, CA)
  • 2011-2012: Our Lady of the Desert (Apple Valley, CA)
  • 2011-2012: St. Paul (Lucerne Valley, CA)
  • 2011-2014: Provincial Office of the Congregation of the Resurrection, (Chicago, IL)
  • 2015-2018: Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Timothy Keppel:

According to media reports, in 2013, the Congregation of the Resurrection announced that Fr. Timothy Keppel allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with a teenage boy from 1976-1979 in the Diocese of San Bernardino. Following an investigation, the Diocese of San Bernardino and the Congregation of the Resurrection concluded that there was reasonable cause to suspect that inappropriate sexual behavior with a minor occurred. Consequently, Keppel was removed from public ministry and was sent to live in Chicago, IL, under the supervision of his religious order.

Keppel was included in the Diocese of San Bernardino’s list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse in 2018. He was also included on the Archdiocese of Mobile 2018 list and the Diocese of Stockton 2020 list. According to the Diocese of San Bernardino, Keppel is permanently banned from ministry in the Diocese. Keppel’s current whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has had access to children since 2015, are unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino in California. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Diocese of San Bernardino, 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 California and nationwide. We can help. 

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