Fr. Leonard Paul Kmak

Ordained, 1959
Assignments:
  • 1959-1964 St. Fidelis, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 1964-1968 St. Veronica, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 1969 Laicized
  • 1970-2002 Unknown
  • 2002 Died

In 1968, Fr. Leonard Paul Kmak resigned from the priesthood to marry, resulting in his laicization in 1969. In a 2005 lawsuit, Fr. Kmak was accused of child sexual abuse that allegedly occurred in 1962 at St. Fidelis in Chicago. Fr. Kmak is included on the Archdiocese of Chicago’s list of Archdiocesan Priests with Substantiated Allegations of Sexual Misconduct with Minors. Fr. Kmak’s whereabouts and whether he had access to children from 1969 until his death in 2002 are unknown.