Fr. Richard Slavish: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Fr. Richard Slavish

Ordained: 1959

  • 1960-1967: Immaculate Heart of Mary, Galesburg, IL (PEO)
  • 1968: Sacred Heart, Moline, IL (PEO)
  • 1969-1971: Chaplain, State Hospital, East Moline, IL (PEO)
  • 1972-1992: St. Theresa’s, Alexis, IL (PEO)
  • 1993-1994: Saints Peter and Paul, Nauvoo, IL (PEO)
  • 1995-1996: St. Francis of Assisi, Kewanee, IL (PEO)
  • 1997-2002: St. Anthony’s, Matherville, IL (PEO)
  • 2003-2019: Unknown

In 2002, Fr. Richard Slavish was asked to step down due to allegations of child sexual misconduct. He retired later that year. Fr. Slavish was included in the Diocese of Peoria’s list of “Priests Removed from Ministry Due to Allegations of Abuse of a Minor.” Fr. Slavish’s whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.