Fr. Joseph G. Kromenaker: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Fr. Joseph G. Kromenaker

Ordained: 1947

  • 1948: Blessed Sacrament, Springfield, IL (SFD)
  • 1949: Springfield Junior College, Springfield, IL (SFD)
  • 1950-1952: Our Savior Church, Jacksonville, IL (SFD)
  • 1953-1954: Immaculate Conception, Alton, IL (SFD)
  • 1955-1956: St. Frances Cabrini, Springfield, IL (SFD)
  • 1957-1958: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield, IL (SFD)
  • 1959-1966: St. Anne Church, Edgewood, IL (SFD)
  • 1967: Visitation B.V.M. Church, Alexander, IL (SFD)
  • 1968-1969: Sacred Heart Church, Villa Grove, IL (SFD)
  • 1970: St. Aloysius’, Litchfield, IL (SFD)
  • 1971-1990: Absent On Leave (SFD)
  • 1991: St. Adrian, Chicago, IL (SFD)
  • 1992: St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights, IL (CHI)
  • 1993-2003: St. Ferdinand Church, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 2004-2005: On Duty Outside the Diocese – 5900 Barry Ave., Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 2006-2010: Retired – 100 Stardust Dr., Sherman, IL (SFD)
  • 2010: Died

In 2018, Fr. Joseph G. Kromenaker was included on the Diocese of Springfield’s list of clergy with substantiated cases of sexual abuse of a minor. From 2004 until his death in 2010, Fr. Kromenaker’s status as a priest and whether he had access to children are unknown.