Diocese of Lincoln Statement Sept. 1, 2018
Due to a recent allegation involving sexual contact with an adult woman, Father Scott Courtney will step aside from his parishes of Sacred Heart parish in Roseland and Assumption parish in Juniata until the matter can be fully investigated both civilly and by the Diocese of Lincoln. This allegation does not involve a current or former parishioner of Father Courtney’s. This matter has been reported to law enforcement. No conclusion about his guilt or innocence has been reached.
Father Thomas Brouillette is appointed administrator of Sacred Heart parish in Roseland and Assumption parish in Juniata.