Joseph Wajda

Joseph Wajda

Date of birth: 2/9/1947

Date of ordination: 1973

Wajda’s assignment history:

  • Associate priest, St. Raphael, Crystal, 1973-1977
  • Associate priest, Immaculate Conception, Columbia Heights, 1977-1981
  • Administrator, Immaculate Conception, Columbia Heights, 1980-1981
  • Associate priest, St. Rose of Lima, Roseville, 1982-1986
  • Temporary administrator, St. Joseph, Waconia, 1986
  • Temporary administrator, Sts. Peter and Paul, Loretto, 1986
  • Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Minneapolis, 1986-1987
  • Pastor, St. Andrew, St. Paul, 1987-1989
  • Associate priest, Blessed Sacrament, St. Paul, 1990-1991
  • Student, Catholic University of America, 1992-1994
  • Judicial Vicar, Metropolitan Tribunal, St. Paul, 1996-2002

Diocese or religious order: Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

Date permanently removed from ministry: 2003

Current status: Permanently removed from ministry; laicized in 2016.

Date the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis posted this individual’s name on a list of those with claims of substantiated abuse against them: December 5, 2013