Fr. Harry Majerus

Born in 1917 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Fr. Majerus was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of St. Paul in 1942. He was incardinated into the Diocese of New Ulm when the diocese was formed in 1957. Fr. Majerus was credibly accused of sexual abuse in The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, after he left the Diocese of New Ulm.

Fr. Majerus’ assignment history:

  • Associate, St. Columba, St. Paul, 1943-1944
  • Assistant Director, Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, 1944
  • Associate, Cathedral of St. Paul, 1944
  • Chaplain, St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Paul, 1944-1946
  • Associate, Annunciation, Minneapolis, 1946-1947
  • Associate, Holy Redeemer, Marshall, 1947-1949
  • Associate, St. Thomas the Apostle, Minneapolis, 1949
  • Associate, St. Joseph, Hopkins, 1949
  • Associate, St. Stephen, Minneapolis, 1949-1952
  • Associate, Holy Redeemer, Marshall, 1952-1953
  • Associate, Incarnation, Minneapolis, 1953-1954
  • Pastor, Sacred Heart, Franklin and St. Patrick, Birch Coulee (St. Patrick closed in 1958), 1954-1966
  • Director of Catholic Action and Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, 1958-1966
  • Pastor, St. Catherine, Redwood Falls, 1966-1971
  • Leave of absence, 1971
  • Associate, Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville, 1971-1980
  • Pastor, Immaculate Conception, St. Peter, 1980-1991
  • Director of the Office for Continuing Education of Priests for the Diocese of New Ulm, 1981-1987

Fr. Majerus retired from assigned ministry in 1991 and died in 1995 at the age of 78.