Fr. Joseph (J. Cullen) C. O'Brien: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Fr. Joseph (J. Cullen) C. O'Brien

Ordained: 1942

  • 1943-1945: SS. Peter and Paul, Alton, IL (SFD)
  • 1946: 207 Vandalia St., Collinsville, IL (SFD)
  • 1947-1948: De Paul University, Springfield, IL (SFD)
  • 1949-1950: St. Joseph’s, Granite City, IL (SFD)
  • 1951-1955: Chap U.S. Navy (SFD)
  • 1956-1968: Sacred Heart Church, Divernon, IL (SFD)
  • 1969-1970: St. Patrick’s, Alton, IL (SFD)
  • 1971-1976: St. Patrick’s, Decatur, IL (SFD)
  • 1977: St. Mark Church, Venice, IL (SFD)
  • 1978: St. Alexius Church, Beardtown, IL (SFD)
  • 1978: Died

In 2018, Fr. Joseph O’Brien was included on the Diocese of Springfield’s list of clergy with substantiated cases of sexual abuse of a minor.