Category Archives: David Ostrowski

Hoefgen at Archdiocesan Rectory in 2005

Last week, we received a tip from a former parishioner that admitted child molester Fran Hoefgen lived with Father David Ostrowski at the Church of the Holy Cross rectory in Minneapolis around 2005.  In 2005, Fran Hoefgen was still a priest … Continue reading

Flashback: Hoefgen “Not a Pedophile”

According to archdiocesan priest Rev. David Ostrowski, former Saint John’s priest Fran Hoefgen is “not a pedophile.” Rev. David Ostrowski and Fran Hoefgen live together in Columbia Heights.

Minnetonka priest’s tenant is ex-priest who abused teen

A Catholic priest in Minnetonka who told his parishioners two weeks ago that the church needs to rid itself of priests involved in sexual misconduct and “hold those who covered it up very much accountable” has been renting his townhouse … Continue reading

Ex-Hastings priest living in Anoka County named in abuse suit

(Pioneer Press) A former Hastings priest and St. John’s Abbey are among defendants in a lawsuit filed Tuesday by a Minnesota man who alleges the priest sexually abused him after “graduating” from a sex-offender treatment facility.

Hoefgen’s Housemate: Perps are Mentally Ill (Video)

According to Father David Ostrowski, former Saint John’s Abbey monk and current priest with the Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis: “We have to rid our church of these mentally ill men and we also have to hold those who covered it … Continue reading

Father David Ostrowski Background

Father David Ostrowski is a former monk at Saint John’s Abbey. Ostrowski was listed in the Abbey’s Ordo (a directory of monks) from 1986 until 2001. [ View ]