Fr. Raynor Ziemski – Archdiocese of Baltimore

On Behalf of | May 23, 2023 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Raynor Ziemski

Archdiocese of Baltimore/Franciscan

Ordained: 1939

Died: 1981

Assignment History:

  • 1939: St. Casimir Church (Baltimore, MD)
  • 1967-1968: Franciscan Mission House (Ellicott City, MD)
  • 1968-1969: St. Casimir Church (Baltimore, MD)
  • 1972-1973: St. Casimir Church (Baltimore, MD)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Raynor Ziemski

Fr. Raynor (Rayner) Ziemski was a member of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual and worked in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. In 2020, Fr. Ziemski was listed on the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of Minors list. In April 2023, Maryland’s Attorney General released a report alleging 156 Catholic clergy members sexually abused at least 600 children over six decades. The report lists the names of the abusers, including Fr. Ziemski.

According to Bishop Accountability, in 2019, the Order of Friars Minor Conventual informed the Archdiocese of Baltimore that two individuals reported allegedly being sexually abused by Father Raynor Ziemski in the 1960s and 1970s. The AG’s report states that the abuse happened in an unknown location outside of the diocese. Ziemski died in 1981.

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