Fr. Richard Schaefer

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.

Sources:  Newsday 4.15.03 (2nd); Newsday 04.15.03http://bishop-accountability.org/

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