Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre
Summary of Assignments:
- Ordained; 1958
- St. Philip Neri, Northport, NY; 1958-61
- St. Sylvester, Medford, NY; 1961-62
- Absent on leave; 1962-69
Notes: Schaefer was accused of abusing one youth on many instances. Schaefer was in charge of a group of young boys who wanted to be priests. The victim alleges that Schaefer abused five other boys in the group also and that a group of parents complained and Schaefer was transferred. Schaefer was named in a lawsuit that had just been filed.