Edward Beutner

Edward Beutner

Date of birth: March 1940 (deceased January 2008)

Date of ordination: 5/29/1965

Beutner is a former priest of another diocese who is alleged to have committed acts of sexual abuse of a minor outside of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. This archdiocese is not aware of any substantiated claim of sexual abuse of a minor asserted against Beutner relating to any conduct that occurred in this archdiocese. To the archdiocese’s knowledge, Beutner never ministered or held any assignment within the archdiocese. Beutner’s name has nevertheless been added to the archdiocese’s disclosure list in the interest of full transparency, to champion the Child Protection Protocols first announced to the public on October 13, 2014 and to aid in healing for survivors who may reside in the archdiocese.

Beutner’s assignment history:

  • Assistant Pastor, Cathedral of Christ the King, Superior, WI, 1965-1970
  • Temporary Administrator, St. Louis, Superior, WI, 1970-1971
  • Chaplain, St. Thomas More Newman Center, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI, 1971-1974
  • Pastor, Holy Assumption, Superior, WI, 1974-1975
  • Pastor, St. Benedict, Bennett, WI, 1975-1987
  • Graduate Studies at Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA, 1982-1987
  • Temporary Administrator, SS. Peter and Paul, Moquah, WI, St. Peter, Dauby, WI, & St. Florian, Ino, WI, 1987-1988
  • Campus Ministry, Santa Clara University, CA, 1988-1991
  • In treatment at St. Luke Institute, Suitland, MD, 1991
  • No assignment from 1991-1999
  • Associate Pastor, Our Lady Queen of the Universe, Woodruff, WI and St. John Vianney, Lake Tomahawk, WI, 1999-2001
  • Campus Minister at St. Thomas More Newman Center, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI, 2001
  • On administrative leave 2002-2005
  • Suspended from ministry 2005

Diocese or religious order: Diocese of Superior, WI

Date permanently removed from ministry: Laicized in 2005

Current status: Died in 2008

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: October 23, 2014