Fr. Rosaire Veilleux – Diocese of Lafayette

| Jul 28, 2021 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Rosaire Veilleux

Diocese of Lafayette

Ordained: 1958

Resigned: 1973

Died: 1986

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Anne (Youngsville, LA)
  • Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (Church Point, LA)
  • St. Peter (Carencro, LA)
  • St. Genevieve (Lafayette, LA)
  • St. John Vianney (Bell City, LA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. Rosaire Veilleux:

Fr. Rosaire Veilleux was ordained a priest in 1958, who served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Lafayette. According to media reports, in April 2019, Fr. Rosaire Veilleux was publicly named on the Diocese of Lafayette’s disclosure list of “priests against whom credible allegations have been made regarding sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult.” Information about the date, age/gender of his alleged victim/victims and the nature of the alleged sexual abuse was not provided by the Diocese of Lafayette.

Fr. Rosaire Veilleux died in 1986.

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