Fr. Bernard (B.J.) Tomaszewski: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Fr. Bernard (B.J.) Tomaszewski

Ordained: 1924

  • 1925-1926: Our Lady of Lourdes, Gibson City, IL (PEO)
  • 1927: 206 Howard St., Saginaw, MI (GR)
  • 1928-1934: St. Valentine’s, Peru, IL (PEO)
  • 1935: St. Elizabeth’s, Thomasboro, IL (PEO)
  • 1936: Tolono, IL (PEO)
  • 1937: Colfax Township (Seymour P.O.), IL (PEO)
  • 1938-1941: St. Boniface Church, Seymour, IL (PEO)
  • 1942 927: 10th St, La Salle, IL (PEO)
  • 1943: Absent on Leave
  • 1944-2019: Unknown

According to the Diocese of Peoria, Fr. Bernard Tomaszewski was removed from ministry in 1946. In 2019, Fr. Tomaszewski was added to the Diocese of Peoria’s list of “Priests Removed from Ministry Due to Allegations of Abuse of a Minor.” Fr. Tomaszewski is believed to be deceased. His whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he had access to children from 1944 until his death are unknown.