Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri

John Brath

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “Diocesan priests accused of sexual abuse of a minor”

Birth Year: 1938

Ordination year: 1968

Reported assignment history:

  • 1968 Supply Priest-Immaculate Conception Parish, New Madrid, MO
  • 1968 Pastor-St. William Parish, Buffalo, MO
  • 1968 Counselor-Sacred Heart House of Studies, Springfield (until 1971)
  • 1970 Administrator-Sacred Heart Parish, Conway, MO
  • and Religion teacher in St. Agnes Regional High School, Springfield
  • 1971 Released to military service
  • 1974 Administrator-St. William Parish, Buffalo, MO
  • 1975 Pastor-Sacred Heart Parish, Webb City, MO
  • and Chaplain, Missouri Southern College, Joplin, MO
  • 1976 Pastor-Our Lady of the Lake Parish, Branson, and Our Lady of the Ozarks Parish, Forsyth, MO
  • 1977 Additional responsibilities as Pastor-Our Lady of the Cove Parish, Kimberling City, MO
  • 1981 Pastor-St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lebanon, MO
  • 1986 Pastor-St. Mary Parish, Pierce City, MO
  • 1991 Pastor-St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Ozark, MO
  • 1996 Pastor-Our Lady of the Cove, Kimberling City, MO
  • 1998 Additional responsibilities as Administrator-Holy Family Parish, Shell Knob, MO (Sept. 1998-Aug. 1999)*
  • 2001 Pastor-St. Mary Parish, West Plains, MO
  • Sacred Heart Parish, Thayer
  • 2004 Pastor-St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lebanon, MO