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Rev. Othmar (Leo) Hohmann, O.S.B.
January 28, 1900 - January 24, 1980
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Allegations of Abuse and/or Misconduct
According to one victim of abuse in the 1960's, "Othmar was a beast. He preyed on young girls. I did not witness anything with the male gender. What I do remember is being grabbed by him with his huge, stubby, fat fingers, pulled closely to him where he would put his hands all over my body, underneath my skirt, rub against me, kiss me, and tear my clothes off in the church office at St. Joseph. I saw him put his hands under the skirts of other young girls, rub them against himself and kiss them. As he visited family homes on Sunday afternoons, he would gravitate to the young females and do his thing. Also, he produced theatrical performances in the St. Joseph Parish where I saw him many times doing his thing during rehearsals. His victims probably number in the thousands if he did this in other parishes. I have encouraged other women I know to come forward with their stories. Some might, and I know others will not, as they have not dealt with it themselves. A number of years ago, I contacted St. John's Abbey about this... [they] told me that the abbot was not available for communication. Once again, I was a victim... not heard, dismissed and feeling alone."
On July 28, 2010, another victim of Fr. Hohmann contacted this web site. The woman identified herself, asked that her name not be made public on the web site, and told her story of abuse by Fr. Hohmann at St. Joseph Parish and at her family's home. She called to corroborate the first account of abuse provided by another parishioner at St. Joseph Parish.
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Born: Available but not Published
Hometown: Available but not Published
Professed: September 22, 1926
Ordained: June 7, 1931
Died: January 24, 1980
First Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 1950
Last Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 1980

Possible names for Rev. Othmar (Leo) Hohmann, O.S.B.:
Fr. Othmarus Hohmann, Father Othmarus Hohmann
Fr. Othmar Hohmann, Father Othmar Hohmann
Fr. Leo Hohmann, Father Leo Hohmann

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