Bishop Louis Edward Gelineau
Ordained: June 5, 1954
summers of 1950
Burlington bishop was Edward Francis Ryan (1944-1956)
|1953||St. Joseph's Orphanage||
• Gelineau was accused in 1997 of having attempted to fondle an 11 or 12 year old boy at St. Joseph's in 1951 or 1952, and then of trying to drown the boy. Gelineau denied the accusations.
|VT||seminarian/ in charge of boys' recreation||
Gelineau was referred to as "Brother".
|1954||1956||Our Lady of Lourdes||East Berkshire||VT||This was a mission of All Saints in Richford.|
Francis was succeeded by Robert Francis Joyce (1956-1971)
|1957||1959||Catholic University||Washington||DC||graduate student|
|1957||1961||Assistant Chancellor||Burlington||VT||Address given is 52 Williams St. (the bishop's residence).|
|1957||1971||Diocesan Tribunal||Burlington||VT||Notary 1957-1961; Defensores Vinculi 1959-1961; Vice-Officialis 1961-1971|
|1959||1961||De Goesbriand Memorial Hospital||Burlington||VT||Chaplain|
|1959||1966||Propagation of the Faith||Burlington||VT||Director|
|1959||1966||Holy Childhood Association||Burlington||VT||Director|
|1963||1971||Administrative Council||Burlington||VT||Gelineau is first referred to as "Monsignor" in the 1964 Directory.|
|1961||1967||Chancellor and Secretary||Burlington||VT|
|1967||1971||Vicar General and Chancellor||Burlington||VT||Gelineau was appointed Bishop of Providence, RI Dec. 6, 1971.|
|Providence bishop was Louis Edward Gelineau (1971-1997||
• In an April 1997 deposition, Gelineau denied having had sexual contact with an altar boy in 1993.
|RI||Bishop||Gelineau was named Providence bishop in Dec. 1971, and installed Jan. 26, 1972.
He retired in June 1997.
|2004||Retired/ St. Antoine Residence||Smithfield||RI||Chaplain|
Sources: Official Catholic Directory (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1955-2011)