Fr. Cletus “Jerry” G. Stein: Substantiated Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Children

Fr. Cletus “Jerry” G. Stein

Ordained: 1966

Assignments within the Archdiocese/Diocese(s) in Colorado: Denver


  • 1967: Unknown
  • 1968-1969: St. Joseph’s, Ellinwood, KS (DOD)
  • 1970: Sacred Heart, Pratt, KS (DOD)
  • 1971: St. John the Evangelist, Hoisington, KS (DOD)
  • 1972: Absent on Leave (DOD)
  • 1973-1974: On Duty Outside the Diocese (DOD); John XXIII University Parish, Fort Collins, CO (DEN)
  • 1974-1976: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (DEN)
  • 1975: On Duty Outside the Diocese (DOD) 1505 Fairview, Wichita, KS 67203 (WCH)
  • 1976: St. Rose of Lima, Great Bend, KS (DOD)
  • 1977-1983: St. Joseph, Greensburg, KS (DOD)
  • 1984: Special Assignment (DOD); Vicar for Peace and Justice Affairs, Res. 804 5th St., Garden City, KS 67846 (DOD)
  • 1985: St. Alphonsus, Santana, KS (DOD)
  • 1986-1987: St. Mary of the Plains College, Dodge City, KS (DOD)
  • 1988-1993: On Duty Outside the Diocese (DOD)
  • 1989-1995: St. Francis, Amarillo, TX (AMA)
  • 1993: West Texas State Catholic Student Center, Canyon, TX (AMA)
  • 1994-1996: Holy Name, Happy, TX (AMA)
  • 1994-1995: Catholic Student Center West Texas A&M, Canyon, TX (AMA)
  • 1997-1999: Holy Name of Jesus, Happy, TX (AMA)
  • 1997-1999: Holy Family, Nazareth, TX (AMA)
  • 2000-2004: Retired, P.O. Box 159, Nazareth, TX 79063 (AMA)
  • 2005-2019: Unknown

Fr. Cletus Stein was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Dodge City. From approximately 1973 to 1976, Fr. Stein reportedly worked within the Archdiocese of Denver. In approximately 1987, Fr. Stein began to work in the Diocese of Amarillo and was later incardinated in 1993. Fr. Stein was included in the Diocese of Dodge City’s 2019 list of “Priests with Allegations Arising in the Dodge City Diocese.” According to the list, Fr. Stein is no longer a priest and the allegations made against him have been deemed substantiated. Fr. Stein’s current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.