Fr. Louis Grandpre, 79, a senior (retired) priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit, has been restricted from all public ministry as the result of an allegation of sexual misconduct with a minor dating back to the early years of his service in the Detroit archdiocese.
Civil authorities have been notified. The Archdiocesan Review Board has deemed the allegation substantive.
Archdiocesan policies and procedures regarding these matters are available online at the Protecting Children page on www.aod.org. To inform the archdiocese of complaints involving sexual abuse of minors by clergy or church personnel and/or speak to the Victim Assistance Coordinator contact: 866-343-8055.
Education: Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit
University of Detroit, Detroit
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
St. John Provincial Seminary, Plymouth
Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
1961 Associate Pastor, Epiphany Parish, Detroit
1965 Weekend Assistant, St. Alphonsus Parish, Dearborn
1965 Faculty, Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit
1966 Weekend Assistant, St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, Algonac
1971 Weekend Assistant, St. Ives Parish, Southfield
1974 Pastor, St. Ives Parish, Southfield
1990 Pastor, St. Paul of Tarsus Parish, Clinton Township
2003 Senior Priest Status
2013 Administrative Leave of Absence
17 September 2013