Fr. Gordon J. Buckley: Credibly Accused Of Sexual Abuse Of A Minor

Fr. Gordon J. Buckley


Ordained, 1953

Notes: Fr. Gordon Buckley was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Pueblo. In 2016, Fr. Buckley was included on the Diocese of New Ulm’s “Disclosures of Names of Priests Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor” in the section “These Men Have Been Identified as having Credible Accusations of Abuse against Them Related to Incidents Reported to Have Occurred within the Diocese of New Ulm.” Fr. Buckley allegedly sexually abused a minor child in Granite Falls, Minnesota, in approximately the 1960s. Fr. Buckley’s status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1979 until his death in 1985 are unknown.

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


1954-1955 St. Patrick’s, La Junta, CO (PBL)

1956 Absent on Leave (PBL)

1957 Holy Trinity Church, Trinidad, CO (PBL); San Isidore Mission, Trinidad, CO (PBL); Mt. San Raphael Hospital, Trinidad, CO (PBL)

1958-1959 St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, Pueblo, CO (PBL); Sacred Heart Cathedral, Pueblo, CO (PBL)

1959-1960 Ss. Peter and Paul, Glencoe, MN (NU)

1960 St. Mary, Seaforth, MN (NU); St. Mary, Bird Island, MN (NU); Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Taunton, MN (NU)

1960-1961 St. Mary’s Church, Cottonwood, MN (NU)

1961-1963 St. Isidore, Clarkfield, MN (NU)

1963-1969 St. Andrew, Granite Falls, MN (NU); St. James, Dawson, MN (NU)

1969-1975 St. Michael, Milroy, MN (NU)

1975-1978 Retired, St. Michael’s, Milroy, MN (NU)

1978-1985 Retired (NU)

1985 Died