Priest Profile: Laurin Wenig
Father Laurin Wenig was an active priest in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee until he was removed from ministry in February 2011.
removal stemmed from a report alleging that Wenig
sexually abused a minor in the mid-1970s, when the victim was 12 or 13 years old.
At the time of the alleged abuse Wenig was a pastor at St. Nicholas
St. Nicholas parish had a school that taught close to 450 students each year.
Until last February, Fr. Wenig was a pastor at St. Mary's Visitation Catholic Church in Elm Grove, Wisconsin.
St. Mary's Visitation
also had an attached school with over 300 students.
Fr. Wenig had been the pastor at St. Mary's since 2009.
Prior to this assignment, Wenig
worked in a number of parishes in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee
including Holy Family in Whitefish Bay, St. Mary's
in Woodland, and at De Sales Prep Seminary High School
is no longer in active ministry in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee
The Archdiocese is currently investigating the allegations against Wenig