Fr. Dorino De Lazzer, P.S.S.C.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Dorino De Lazzer, P.S.S.C.

Ordained, 1959

Notes: Fr. Dorino De Lazzer was ordained a priest for the Pious Society of the Missionaries of St. Charles. In 1973, Fr. De Lazzer came to the Archdiocese of Denver and served as a priest within the Archdiocese for approximately 33 years. In 2010, the Archbishop of Denver, Charles Chaput, received a credible allegation against Fr. De Lazzer for past sexual misconduct with a minor that reportedly occurred in the early 1970s. The reported sexual abuse occurred before his faculties in Denver, Colorado. Archbishop Chaput reportedly withdrew Fr. De Lazzer from ministry and placed him on administrative leave in 2010. Fr. De Lazzer’s current status as a priest, his whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

Assignments within the Archdiocese/Dioceses in Colorado: Denver


1960 Unknown

1961-1967 St. Anthony of Padua, Buffalo, NY (BUF)

1968-1973 Our Lady of Pompei, New York, NY (NY)

1974 St. Pius X, Aurora, CO (DEN)

1975 St. James, Denver, CO (DEN)

1976 St. Pius X, Aurora, CO (DEN)

1977 St. James, Denver, CO (DEN)

1978-1980 Spirit of Christ Catholic Community, Arvada, CO (DEN)

1981-1984 All Saints, Denver, CO (DEN)

1985-1991 St. Mary’s, Greeley, CO (DEN)

1992-1999 St. Michael The Archangel, Aurora, CO (DEN)

2000-2005 Sacred Heart of Mary Church, Boulder, CO (DEN)

2005 Retired