Diocese of St. Cloud, Minnesota

Harold Dimmerling

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “List of clergy likely to have abused minors”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: Not reported

Reported assignment history:

  • Ordained May 2, 1940, in the Diocese of Altoona, Pennsylvania, and was incardinated upon ordination into the Diocese of Saint Cloud. Assistant, Cathedral of St. Mary, St. Cloud (1940-1943)
  • chaplain, St. Francis Hospital, Breckenridge, while also serving at St. Joseph, Brushvale (1943-1949)
  • pastor, Sacred Heart in Glenwood and St. Bartholomew in Villard (1949-1957)
  • pastor, St. Mary of the Presentation, Breckenridge (1957-1961)
  • spiritual director, diocesan seminary, Collegeville (1961-1963)
  • rector, diocesan seminary, Collegeville (1963-1969)
  • pastor, St. Mary, Little Falls (1969)
  • named bishop of Rapid City, South Dakota (1969). Served there until his death in 1987.