Paul Palmitessa

Paul Palmitessa

Date of birth: 1/18/1931

Date of ordination: 1956

Palmitessa’s assignment history:

  • Associate priest, Cathedral of St. Paul, 1956-1968
  • Pastor, Holy Redeemer, St. Paul, 1968-1979
  • Pastor, St. Paul, Zumbrota, 1979-1982
  • Administrator, St. Mary, Bellechester, 1979-1982
  • Diocese of San Diego, 1982-1988
  • Excardinated, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis; incardinated, Diocese of San Diego, 1988

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

Date permanently removed from ministry: Retired in 1998, limited ministry until 2012

Current status: No longer in ministry (determined by the Diocese of San Diego)

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