Alleged Abuse: A lawsuit accused him of rape in Evangeline Parish; the case was settled. There’s no indication any criminal charges were filed.
Where is he now: Unknown
An Evangeline Parish lawsuit accused J.M. Bourgeois of sexually molesting and raping an altar boy when the child was 7 or 8 years old and serving at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Ville Platte. The victim repressed the memory until 2002, when it returned during counseling. The case was settled.
1930: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Ville Platte
(This timeline is incomplete because of missing records.)