Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Wally Ellinger

Status: Deceased (2007), Laicized (1976), Left Priesthood (1975)

Appeared under the heading: “Diocesan priests with allegations”

Birth Year: 1918

Ordination year: 1953

Reported assignment history:

  • 1953—Assistant Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Caruthersville, MO
  • 1957—Part-time Assistant Pastor, St. Mary Parish, Joplin, MO, and Chaplain, St. John’s Hospital, Joplin
  • 1959—Pastor, St. Mary Parish, Seneca, MO, and Nativity of Our Lord Mission Church, Noel, MO
  • 1960—Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Caruthersville, MO, St. Cecilia Parish, Kennett, MO, and St. Joseph Mission Church, Steele, MO (closed in 1986)
  • 1965—Pastor, St. Cecilia Parish, Kennett, MO
  • 1967—Pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish, New Madrid, MO
  • 1972—Administrator, St. Lawrence Parish, New Hamburg, MO
  • 1973—Chaplain, St. de Chantal Monastery (Carmelite), Springfield, MO
  • 1974—Pastor, St. Francis de Sales Parish, Lebanon, MO
  • 1975—Left the priesthood