Fr. Joseph C. Gill, S.J.: Established Allegation(s) of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Joseph C. Gill, S.J.

Ordained: 1959

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


  • 1960: St. Mary’s College, St. Mary’s, KS (KCK)
  • 1961: St. Joseph Hall, Decatur, IL (SFD)
  • 1962-1975: St. Francis Mission, Rosebud Reservation (St. Francis P.O.), SD (RC)
  • 1973-1975: St. Francis Grade and High School, Rosebud Reservation, SD (RC)
  • 1976-1982: St. Francis Mission and Boarding Facilities for St. Francis Indian School, Rosebud Reservation, SD (RC)
  • 1983-1987: St. Agnes Church, Parmelee, SD (RC)
  • 1987-1989: Sacred Heart Retreat House, Sedalia, CO (COS)
  • 1989-2003: St. Francis Mission and Rosebud Educational Society School, St. Francis, SD (RC)
  • 1991: Attended from Mission, Okreek, SD (RC)
  • 1991-1993: St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Mission, SD (RC)
  • 1995-1997: Kino Jesuit Community, Howes, SD (RC); St. Isaac Jogues Church, Rapid City, SD (RC)
  • 1998-1999: St. Agnes Church, Parmelee, SD (RC); Sacred Heart Church, Norris, SD (RC)
  • 1999-2000: St. Bridget Church, Rosebud, SD (RC)
  • 2001: St. Charles, St. Francis, SD (RC)
  • 2004-2012: Jesuit Community at St. Camillus, Wauwatosa, WI (MIL)
  • 2012: Died

Fr. Joseph Gill was a priest of the Society of Jesus. At least one person has accused Fr. Gill of child sexual abuse. He was assigned to Sacred Heart Retreat House in Colorado Springs, Colorado from approximately 1987 to 1989. Fr. Gill is named on the Jesuits’ 2018 list of “USA Midwest Province Jesuits with Established Allegation(s) of Sexual Abuse of a Minor” in the subsection “Jesuits whose names have been published on a diocesan website, Jesuit province website, named in a civil lawsuit, named within a bankruptcy court process, and/or named in a grand jury report.”