Asístanse for those affected by the sexual misconduct of a priest, deacon, or other minister, employee, or volunteer for the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Nicholas in Chicago.
Ministry-related sexual misconduct refers to three related forms of misconduct:
*Sexual abuse – sexual conduct between a church leader and a minor or vulnerable adult.
*Sexual exploitation – sexual contact between a church leader and a person who is
receiving pastoral care from the church leader.
*Sexual harassment – unwanted sexual conduct or language between co-workers in
the church work setting.
We will help you obtain support by providing . . .
*Referral to our Victim Assistance Program
*Assistance in seeking counseling through individual therapy and /or support
*Spiritual and emotional counseling
*Assistance for healing within your family and for those who care about you
*Promotion of spiritual and emotional healing for the parish family
How to Report an Allegation:
Write to the Eparchy of St. Nicholas in Chicago
2245 West Rice Street
Chicago, IL 60622-4858
*Address your letter to
Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk
and mark it
“Personal and Confidential”
We want to listen to your story.
We want to address the hurt that may have occurred when pastoral care was exercised improperly.
We encourage you to share your story.
We recognize that bringing a misconduct complaint to the Eparchy can be a frightening consideration.
We want to help you in this process.
We will proceed at the pace you set, respecting your need to determine when, how and where you wish to speak.
We are very sorry for the pain you have experienced.