Father Bernard Cloutier (Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie)

Father Bernard Cloutier was ordained by the Bishop of Sault Ste. Marie in 1971.  

Convicted of Sexual Abuse

In November 2009 Cloutier was convicted of sexual assault and sentenced to five years in jail. (He has appealed and the appeal is scheduled to be heard by Ontario Court of Appeal on October 28, 2010).

Employment History

1973-74: St. Joseph Church, Chelmsford

1980: St. Louis de France Church, Espanola

1985-1985:  Pastor, St. Theresa of Avila, Cache Bay, Ontario

1991 - 1992: Pastor, Resurrection Church, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario

1993, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2002: Pastor, St. Agnes Church, North Bay, Ontario

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