Father Daniel Mills
Daniel Joseph Mills
Father Danny Mills
Priest, Diocese of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Ordained 27 May 1965. 1994 ACQUITTED on sexual assault charge
Bishops of the Diocese of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia from time of Father Danny Mills ordination: Albert Leménager (06 July 1953 – 17 August 1967); Austin-Emile Burke (01 February 1968 – 08 July 1991 – Appointed, Archbishop of Halifax, Nova Scotia); James Matthew Wingle (31 May 1993 – 09 Nov 2001 Appointed, Bishop of Saint Catharines, Ontario)
22 January 2015: BLOG In jail
21 January 2015: BLOG Apologies ++?
The following information is drawn from Canadian Catholic Church Directories (CCCD) which I have on hand, personal information (P) and Brian Mulroney: Memoirs, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, Ontario, 2007, p.26 (BM)
2011, 2010: address and phone number for Diocesan Centre (CCCD).
2002: address and phone number for the Yarmouth Diocesan Centre (CCCD)
2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991: P.O. Box 278, Yarmouth, Ontario 902-742-7163 (address and phone number for the Yarmouth Diocesan Centre) (CCCD)
1994: ACQUITTED on sexual assault charge
1985-1986: Pastor, St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, Berwick, Nova Scotia (CCCD)
– assisted on Cursillo weekends in the early 80s
mid 70s: I have been told that Father Mills was serving in Shelburne (P)
1973-74: CFB Gagetown, Oromocto, New Brunswick (CCCD)
said to have conducted “rock” masses in Oromocto, New Brunswick long before it was ‘in vogue’
was heavily involved in the production of Jesus Christ Superstar (the rock opera) which toured Atlantic Canada in the early 70s
1971-72: address for St. Thomas, Shelburne, Nova Scotia with missions at St. Philip’s in Barrington and St. Jean Baptiste in Lockport. (Pastor Father Gaston D’entremont) (CCCD) The Catholic boys from the Shelburne School for Boys attended Mass at St. Thomas – a number of the boys knew Father Mills personally
1968-69: St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Nova Scotia (Pastor Father Don Amirault), with mission at St. Anne in Bear River, St. Theresa in Marshalltown, St. Longin in Digby Neck, N.D. Secours des Chretiens in Freport, and N.D. du Perpetuel Secours in Deep Brook. (CCCD)
1967: St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Nova Scotia (Pastor Father Luc Gaudet) with mission at St. Anne in Bear River, St. Theresa in Marshalltown, St. Longin in Digby Neck, N.D. Secoursdes Chretiens in Freport, and N.D. du Perpetuel Secours in Deep Brook. (CCCD)
27 May 1965: ORDAINED
1955: working as a clothing salesman at Jacobson’s in Chatham, New Brunswick (BM) Sold Brian Mulroney a grey suit and pink shirt for prom (BM) (according to Mulroney Danny Mills stopped work at Jacobsons soon after this and entered the seminary. Since Mills was not ordained until 1965 he must also have done something else over the next 10 years)
early to mid 50s: student at St. Thomas More College in Chatham, New Brunwsick – school friend of Brian Mulroney who would later become Prime Minister of Canada (BM)
Priest Not Guilty of Sexual Assault
23 September 1994
Danile Joseph Mills, 58, was charged a year ago after a young person complained. Mills was parish priest at St. Anthony’s at the time.
The jury deliberated for seven hours Thursday before returning its verdict.