Roger Vaughn

Roger Vaughn

Date of birth: 6/16/1948

Date of ordination: 1977

Vaughn is a former religious order priest who is alleged to have committed acts of sexual abuse of a minor outside of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. This archdiocese is not aware of any substantiated claim of sexual abuse of a minor asserted against Vaughn relating to any conduct that occurred in this archdiocese. To the archdiocese’s knowledge, Vaughn never ministered or held any assignment within the Archdiocese. Vaughn’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.

Vaughn’s assignment history:

  • Crosier Seminary, Onamia, (Diocese of Saint Cloud) 1977-1980
  • Weekend priest/spiritual director, Central Minnesota TEC Program, (Diocese of Saint Cloud) 1979-1984
  • Parochial Vicar, St. Peter, St. Cloud, (Diocese of Saint Cloud) 1980-1984
  • Parochial Vicar, St. Sabina, Chicago, (Archdiocese of Chicago) 1984-1987
  • Various assignments in the state of New York, 1987-2000

Diocese or religious order: Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross (Crosiers)

Date no longer in ministry: 2000

Current status: Left religious order in 2001