Catholic Priest

Mark N. Matson

Ordained: 1976

In 2000, Father Mark Matson was convicted of the 1998 sexual assault of a 13-year-old boy in Honolulu where he was working as a hospital chaplain. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison. In 2010, a plaintiff filed a lawsuit alleging that Matson sexually abused him at St. Andrew’s Seminary in Denver, Colorado in 1976 when the plaintiff was 15 years old. The lawsuit alleged that Matson drugged and raped the the plaintiff.