Fr. Edward F. Pof: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Fr. Edward F. Pof

Ordained: 1958

  • 1959-1963: The Cathedral of St. Raymond, Joliet, IL (JOL)
  • 1963-1964: Sacred Heart, Joliet, IL (JOL)
  • 1965-1970: St. Joseph’s, Downers, IL (JOL)
  • 1971-1979: St. Bernard’s, Joliet, IL (JOL)
  • 1980-1990: Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Morris, IL (JOL)
  • 1991-1994: St. Andrew the Apostle, Romeoville, IL (JOL)
  • 1995: Unknown
  • 1996: Absent on Sick Leave (JOL)
  • 1997-2001: St. Mary’s Hospital, Kankakee, IL (JOL)
  • 2002: Retired (JOL)
  • 2003-2005: Unknown
  • 2006-2018: Retired (JOL)
  • 2015-2017: Leave of Absence (JOL)
  • 2018-2019: Unknown

Fr. Edward F. Poff was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Joliet in 1958. At least one survivor has accused Fr. Poff of child sexual abuse in approximately 1994. It is believed that Fr. Poff retired in 2001, but continued to work in parishes until 2002, when, according to the Diocese of Joliet, he was removed from ministry. Fr. Poff was named on the Diocese of Joliet’s list of “Diocesan Priests with Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Minors Made against Them While Serving in the Diocese of Joliet” with “Substantiated Allegations.” Fr. Poff’s current status as a priest, his whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.