Msgr. Al F. Harte: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Msgr. Al F. Harte

Ordained: 1964

  • 1965-1966: Cathedral Parish, Rockford, IL (RCK)
  • 1967: St. Rita’s, Rockford, IL (RCK)
  • 1968: Boylan Central Catholic High School, Rockford, IL (RCK)
  • 1969: Diocesan Retreat House, Rockford, IL (RCK)
  • 1970-1971: Bishop Lane Retreat House, Rockford, IL (RCK)
  • 1972: St. Catherine’s, Dundee, IL (RCK)
  • 1973: Active Outside Diocese
  • 1974-1975: Notre Dame of De Kalb, De Kalb, IL (RCK)
  • 1976: St. Catherine’s, Freeport, IL (RCK)
  • 1977-1989: Holy Family, Rockford, IL (RCK)
  • 1990-1997: St. Mary Church, Woodstock, IL (RCK)
  • 1998-2002: The Poor Clares of Rockford, Rockford, IL (RCK)
  • 2002: Died

From 1978 to 1980, Msgr. Al F. Harte allegedly sexually abused a student at Holy Family Catholic School in Rockford, Illinois, while he was pastor at Holy Family Parish. In 2014, Msgr. Harte was named in a child sexual abuse lawsuit.