|Rev. Michael J. Stevens
Summary of Case: Stevens pleaded guilty in 1987 to sexual misconduct with a minor. He resided at a St. Paul, MN parish from 1988-2002 and worked on the archdiocese's computer services team. He was removed from ministry in June 2002, after the U.S. Bishops drafted the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.
Incardinated: St. Paul and Minneapolis
St. Paul and Minneapolis bishop was John Robert Roach (1975-1995)
|1982||St. Michael's||Prior Lake||MN||2/2||St. Michael's had a school with 365-357 students.|
|1982||1988||Church of the Epiphany||
• Stevens pleaded guilty in 1987 to "sexual misconduct" with a minor.
|MN||2/2||Epiphany had a school with 726-818 students.|
|1988||St. Mark's||St. Paul||MN||In residence.|
Roach was succeeded by Harry Joseph Flynn (1995-2008)
|2002||St. Adalbert||St. Paul||MN||
2/2, 2/3, 3/4, 4/4, 3/3
St. Adalbert's had a religious education program with 85-40 students.
In May 2002 Archbishop Flynn acknowledged that Stevens was one of at least three known clergy child sex offenders still working in the archdiocese. He said that Stevens was on the archdiocese's computer services team. He was removed from ministry in June 2002, after the U.S. Bishops drafted their Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Stevens is not indexed beyond the 2002 Directory.
Stevens was believed to be living in St. Paul in December 2013.
Sources: Official Catholic Directory (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1981-2002)
• Church Not Ignoring Abuse, Flynn Tells Local Catholics, By Stephen Scott, Saint Paul Pioneer Press, May 24, 2002