Fr. Robert J. Creager: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Fr. Robert J. Creager

Ordained: 1954

  • 1955-1960: Sacred Heart, Moline, IL (PEO)
  • 1961: U.S. Navy Chaplin (PEO)
  • 1962-1964: St. Malachy, Geneseo, IL (PEO)
  • 1965-1969: St. Mary, Keithsburg, IL (PEO)
  • 1970-1974: Immaculate Conception, Pesotum, IL (PEO)
  • 1975-1983: St. John the Baptist, Clinton, IL (PEO)
  • 1984-1985: Unknown
  • 1986-1999: St. Patrick, Ottawa, IL (PEO)
  • 2000-2005: Retired (823 Canal St., Ottawa, IL 61350) (PEO)
  • 2006-2008: Unknown
  • 2008: Died

In 2002, the Diocese of Peoria removed Fr. Robert J. Creager from public ministry after he was accused of engaging in sexual misconduct with minors. Fr. Creager was included in the Diocese of Peoria’s list of “Priests Removed from Ministry Due to Allegations of Abuse of a Minor.” Fr. Creager’s whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he had access to children from 2006 until his death in 2008 are unknown.