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Rev. Francisco (Raymond) Schulte, O.S.B.
Current Monk at St. John's Abbey: Yes
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Currently under supervision for sexual misconduct.
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Current Work Assignment or Location
Hiding at St. John's Abbey

Partial Work History
San Antonio Abad School - Chaplain (Puerto Rico) (1977-1981)
St. John's Prep School - Chaplain (Minnesota) (1981-1983)
St. John's Foreign Language Camp (Mexico, Puerto Rico and Minnesota) (1982)
Sacred Heart Cathedral - Priest (North Carolina) (1984-1986)
Archdiocese of Raleigh - Hispanic Ministry (North Carolina) (1984-1986)
St. John's Prep School - Campus Ministry (Minnesota) (1985-1987)
Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome) (1987-1994)
St. John's Hispanic Ministry (Minnesota) (1994-1997)
St. John's School of Theology (Minnesota) (1994-????)
St. John's Oblate Director (Minnesota) (1995-1997)
St. John's- Spiritual Life Program (Minnesota) (1996)
St. Augustine Monastery - Subprior (Bahamas) (1997-1999)
St. Augustine’s - Oblate Director (Bahamas) (1997-1999)
St. Augustine’s - Hispanic Ministry (Bahamas) (1997-1999)
St. John's Campus Ministry (Minnesota) (2000)
St. John's Retreat Director for Oblates (Minnesota) (2001)
Basilica of Guadalupe (Mexico) (2005-2006)
San Anselmo Monastery - Staff of Abbot Primate (Rome) (2006-????)
San Anselmo Monastery - Director of Weddings (Rome) (2007-????)
Tour Guide and Lecturer (Rome) (2007-????)
San Benedetto Monastery (Subiaco, Italy) (????-2010)

Allegations of Abuse and/or Misconduct
Fr. Francisco Schulte abused at least three children (including a 13 year old) in Humacao, Puerto Rico in the late 1970's and early 1980's. Fr. Schulte recruited one of his Puerto Rico victims to attend St. John's Prep School in Collegeville, MN, where the abuse continued.

Fr. Schulte abused at least two children (ages 12 and 14) in North Carolina in the late 1970's. Fr. Schulte recruited one of his North Carolina victims to attend St. John's Prep School in Collegeville, MN, where the abuse continued.

Schulte abused a student in his Prep School office in 1987. Fr. Dan Ward discussed Fr. Schulte's ''problems with students'' at St. John's Prep with another monk in 1997. Fr. Schulte was on restriction in 2002 but Abbot John Klassen took Schulte off of restriction in 2003, despite "credible allegations of sexual misconduct".

In 1983, Fr. Schulte warned a student to stay away from Fr. Dunstan Moorse. After that warning, Fr. Moorse would abuse at least five more students.
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Miscellaneous Notes
Fr. Francisco, who taught the initial classes in Hispanic ministry offered at Saint John's School of Theology and assisted in the retreat and conference work of the Spiritual Life Program of the abbey, has been appointed the subprior, or second ranking official, of the Nassau monastery. He is also the director of the Oblates of Saint Benedict of the Bahamas. (1997)

Born: Available but not Published
Hometown: Available but not Published
Professed: July 11, 1974
Ordained: January 19, 1979
Listed as an Active Monk in 2012: Yes
First Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 1975
Last Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 2012*
* Ordo data available not yet available for 2013 or 2014.

Possible names for Rev. Francisco (Raymond) Schulte, O.S.B.:
Fr. Francisco Schulte, Father Francisco Schulte
Fr. Raymond Schulte, Father Raymond Schulte
Fr. Ray Schulte, F. Raymond Schulte, Francisco Shulte
Padre Schulte, Padre Cisco, padrecisco

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Updated December, 2013