Fr. John Boland

Diocese:  Diocese of Gallup

Summary of Assignments:  

  • 1975: Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish; Holbrook, AZ
  • 1977: St. Philip Parish; Church Rock, NM
  • 1978: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish; Page, AZ
  • 1980 – 1983: Madre de Dios Parish; Winslow, AZ
  • St. Jerome Parish; Gallup, NM
  • 1987: St. Mary Parish; Bloomfield, NM
  • 1994: Sacred Heart School Chaplain; Farmington, NM
  • 1995: Our Lady of Sorrows Parish; Cebolleta, NM
  • 1995: Our Lady of Light Mission; Cubero, NM
  • 1995: St. Joseph the Worker School Chaplain; San Fidel, NM
  • 1999: St. Paul Parish; Crownpoint, NM
  • 1999: Risen Savior Mission; Bluewater, NM
  • 2002: Immaculate Conception Parish; Cuba, NM

Notes:  Accused of sexually abusing 14-yr-old boy 2/83 in Winslow AZ. Arrested; charged with 4 misdemeanors/1 felony. Plea agreement 6/93; 3 misdemeanors dropped. Sentenced 9/83 to probation on misdemeanor; felony dropped. Boy and family never testified and never informed of results except that charges were being dismissed and he would be transferred. Name given to diocese in 2005 but information “discovered” in 2009 file review. Removed 2/09. Returned to Ireland in 2010. Settlements pending.

Sources:  KOAT 02.11.09; Gallup Independent 02.12.09; Gallup Independent 02.22.09; Gallup Independent 02.24.09; Gallup Independent 03.20.09; KOAT 05.13.09; Gallup Independent 05.24.11; Gallup Independent 05.26.11; Gallup Independent 05.27.11; Gallup Independent 08.10.12; Gallup Independent 11.11.13; ABQ Journal 12.14.13; Diocese of Gallup [downloaded 02.28.15; Cibola Beacon 05.10.17; Gallup Independent 06.06.17Diocese of Gallup [downloaded 02.28.15]ehttp://bishop-accountability.org/

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