Fr. Chester (Czeslaw) Przybylo: Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Chester (Czeslaw) Przybylo

Ordained: 1976

  • 1977: St. Stanislaus, Utica, NY (SY)
  • 1978-1980: St. Mary, Reading, PA (ALN)
  • 1981-1987: Unknown
  • 1988-1991: Five Holy Martyrs, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 1992-1993: Holy Innocents, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 1994-2019: Unknown

Fr. Chester Przybylo was originally ordained in Poland in 1976 and came to work in the United States the following year. A lawsuit was filed against Fr. Przybylo which accused him of child sexual abuse from 1987 to 1992 at Five Holy Martyrs. Fr. Przybylo was removed from public ministry in 1993. Fr. Przybylo was named on the Archdiocese of Chicago’s list of “Extern and International Priests with Substantiated Allegations of Sexual Misconduct with Minors.” As of 2010, Fr. Przybylo had reportedly been working as a pastor at King Shrine Christ in Winfield for the previous decade. Fr. Przybylo’s current status as a priest, his whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.