St. Teresa Parish loses associate pastor over ethics violations
An associate pastor at St. Theresa Parish has been removed from ministry in the Archdiocese of Edmonton due to ethics violations.
Members of the south Edmonton parish were informed of the news about Father Aloysius Fernandez after masses on the Feb. 2-3 weekend. The announcements were delivered by Father Patrick Baska, pastor, and Father Jim Corrigan, vicar general of the archdiocese, on behalf of Archbishop Richard Smith.
The message read:
“Late in January, the Archdiocese received a complaint alleging inappropriate conduct by the associate pastor at St. Theresa Parish, Father Aloysius Fernandez. In such situations, our policy is to withdraw a priest from