Michael Benedict

Posted at 3:47 PM, Apr 12, 2019
and last updated 2020-02-27 13:17:29-05
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text" id="caption-attachment-189458">Daily Advertiser, 1998

Alleged Abuse: Named by the Diocese of Lafayette as a priest against whom a credible accusation has been made regarding sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult. He appeared in a list of clergy included among diocese documents that became part of a lawsuit against their insurance company. It reads: “Retired- Living in Florida. Was not recommended to Orders. Suspected of being mixed up with a married lady, but nothing on file.”

Where he is now: Deceased


1943 – Ordained

Immaculate Conception, Lake Charles

1943 – St. Mary Magdalen, Abbeville

1946 – Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Lafayette

1948 – Our Lady of Fatima, Lafayette

1960 – Sacred heart of Jesus, Oakdale

1963 – St. Margaret of Scotland, Lake Charles

St. Peter, New Iberia

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mire

Most Holy Sacrament Convent, Lafayette

1979 – Retired

1998 – Died