How to report Abuse:
Diocese of Marquette Child Abuse Policy (CIVIL LAW)
If you know of an incident of the sexual abuse of a minor by anyone in Church service including a member of the clergy, a religious, a lay employee or volunteer we encourage you to come forward so that we can take action to protect others and help those who have been harmed to find healing.
We are open to and respect your complaint; you are important.
We want to make this process as safe as possible.
Victims Assistance Coordinators are there to help those who have been harmed through the difficult and sometimes painful process of healing and hope.
To contact a Victim’s Assistance Coordinator, call:
- Stephen Lynott at (844) 495-4330 or
- Diane Tryan at (844) 694-4362.
Victims Assistance Coordinator
c/o Catholic Social Services of the UP
1100 Ludington St. Suite 401
Escanaba MI 49829
Please mark the letter "Personal and Confidential" and indicate in your letter how you wish to be contacted (by phone or by letter).
We always encourage you to report the incident to local civil authorities.
To contact the Michigan Attorney General’s office, call:
or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Diocese of Marquette reports all allegations to the appropriate civil authorities.