Rev. Donald R. Peters
|1950||1950||St. Micheal's||Milwaukee||WI||This assignment is per the Milwaukee archdiocese.|
Milwaukee archbishop was Moses Elias Kiley (1940-1953), followed by Albert Gregory Meyer (1953-1958), and then William Edward Cousins (1958-1977)
• Peters was accused in 2002 of having taken nude pictures of and fondling a 16 year-old boy in 1959 and 1960. The incidents are said to have taken place at Peters' father's Lake Ellen cottage. Peters admitted to taking nude pictures of the boy The accuser stated that Peters also showed him pictures of other boys in various stages of undress.
|WI||3/3, 2/2||Parish had a school with 231-348 students.|
|1960||1962||St. Mary's||Hales Corners||WI||2/2||Parish had a school with 550-650 students.|
|1960||1962||Holy Assumption||St. Martin's||WI||This was a mission of St. Mary's in Hales Corner.|
Fond du Lac
• Peters admitted in 2002 to having taken nude pictures of and exposing himself to three boys during his time at St. Patrick's.
|WI||3/3, 2/3||Parish had a school with 457-375 students.|
|1967||1969||Catholic Memorial High School||Waukesha||WI||School had 943-904 students.|
|1969||1969||St. Paul's||Milwaukee||WI||This assignment is per the Milwaukee archdiocese.|
|1969||1971||St. Patrick's||Fond du Lac||WI||1/2||Parish had a school with 321-309 students.|
|1971||1977||St. Mary's||Sheboygan Falls||WI||1/2, 1/3||Parish had a school with 182-129 students.|
|1993||Boys Scouts||Milwaukee||WI||Scout Chaplain for the archdiocese; Order of the Arrow lodge Chapter Advisor for 20 years.|
|National Catholic Committe on Scouting||Executive Board Member||The committee's stated mission is "Delivering Catholic Youth Ministry Through Scouting Programs".|
Cousins was succeeded by Rembert George Weakland, O.S.B. (1977-2002)
• An anonymous report was made in 1992 to the Sheboygan County District Attorney's office of the sexual assault of a minor by Peters.
|WI||1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/1||
Parish had a school until 1985 with 203-119 students.
Peters retired as a result of the anonymous allegation, and was officially restricted from unsupervised contact with minors. He went on to act as a fill in priest at archdiocesan parishes.
Weakland was replaced by Timothy Michael Dolan (2002-2009)
Peters is not indexed beyond the 2003 Directory.
Peters was informed in May of 2002 that he was restricted from public ministry, after a man alleged abuse as a 16-year- old by Peters in 1959 and 1960. He was laicized in October 2007. Per the archdiocese, Peters died in December 2018.
Sources: Official Catholic Directory (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1951-2003)
• Sheboygan Priest Admits Taking Graphic Pictures of Boys, Associated Press, June 28, 2002