Fr. Philip D. Kraus, S.J.: Accused of Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Philip D. Kraus, S.J.

Ordained, 1975

Notes: Fr. Philip Kraus was a member of the Society of Jesus. Fr. Kraus was named on the Jesuits’ U.S. Central and Southern Province’s 2018 “List of Jesuits with Credible Accusations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor” in the subsection “Jesuits of the U.S. Central and Sourthern Province (and its predecessor entities) with Credible Allegations of Abuse of a Minor- A Single Allegation.” Fr. Kraus was reportedly accused of sexually abusing a minor in the 1970s. He was restricted from ministry with minors in 1996 and was permanently removed from all ministry in 2003. Fr. Kraus’ current whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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


1976 Unknown

1977-1978 Regis College, Denver, CO (DEN)

1979-1983 St. Francis Xavier, Kansas City, MO (KC)

1984-1985 Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO (KC)

1986-1987 White House Retreat, St. Louis, MO (STL)

1988-1989 Unknown

1990-1992 Jesuits of Saint Peter’s College, Inc., Jersey City, NJ (NEW)

1991 Saint Peter’s College, Jersey City, NJ (NEW)

1992-1993 Guardian Angel Home, Peoria, IL (PEO)

1994-1997 White House Retreat Jesuit Community, St. Louis, MO (STL)

1998-1999 Jesuit Community Corporation at St. Louis University – Jesuit Hall, St. Louis, MO (STL)

1999 Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart, Alhambra, CA (LA)

2000 The Jesuits of the Missouri Province, St. Louis, MO (STL)

2000-2001 Colombiere House, Los Angeles, CA (LA)

2002-2004 Fusz Pavilion, St. Louis, MO (STL)

2004-2019 Jesuit Community Corporation at St. Louis University – Jesuit Hall, St. Louis, MO (STL)