Fr. Andrew L. Buczyna: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Fr. Andrew L. Buczyna

Ordained: 1987

  • 1988-1992: St. Joseph Church, Downers Grove, IL (JOL)
  • 1993-1997: Holy Trinity Church, Westmont, IL (JOL)
  • 1998-1999: Unknown
  • 2000-2008: St. John Vianney Church, Lockport, IL (JOL)
  • 2000-2009: Silver Cross Hospital, Joliet, IL (JOL)
  • 2009-2010: Absent on Leave (JOL) – Location Unknown
  • 2011-2018: Leave of Absence (JOL) – Location Unknown
  • 2019: Unknown

Fr. Andrew L. Buczyna was ordained for the Diocese of Joliet in 1987. At least one person has publicly accused Fr. Buczyna of child sexual abuse and in 2008, Fr. Buczyna was removed from ministry. Fr. Buczyna has been named on the Diocese of Joliet’s list of “Diocesan Priests with Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Minors Made Against Them While Serving in the Diocese of Joliet” with “Substantiated Allegations.” Fr. Buczyna’s current status as a priest, his whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.