Fr. Romano Ferraro

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Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn (also worked in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Archdiocese of New York and Archdiocese of St. Louis

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION:  Fr. Romano Ferraro

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Summary of Assignments:

  • St. Joseph Patron of the Universal Church, Brooklyn, NY; 1960-1962
  • St. Rosalia’s, Brooklyn, NY; 1962-1963
  • Regina Pacis Votive Shrine, Brooklyn, NY; 1962-1963
  • St. Lucy’s (Italian), Brooklyn, NY; 1963-1964
  • Holy Family, Brooklyn, NY; 1964-1968
  • Military Service, 1968-1970
  • Indoctrination Seminar, Chaplain Corps Reserve, U.S. Naval Air Station, Norfolk, VA; 1968
  • Active duty; 1968-1970
  • U.S. Naval Chaplains School, Newport, RI; 1968
  • U.S. Naval Air Station, Key West, FL; 1968-1969
  • Sick leave; 1973
  • Cathedral College, Douglaston, NY; 1973
  • St. John’s, Queens, NY; 1973
  • St. Rose of Lima, Rockaway, NY 1970-1973
  • St. Joseph’s, Kings Park, NY; 1975-1977
  • St. Francis Xavier, Brooklyn, NY; 1977-1978
  • Madonna Residence for the Elderly, Brooklyn, NY; 1977-1978
  • St. Aloysius, Queens, NY; 1978-1979
  • Wyckoff Heights Hospital, Queens, NY; 1978-1979
  • Sick Leave; 1980
  • House of Affirmation, Webster Groves, MO; 1980-1981
  • St. Joan of Arc, St. Louis, MO; 1981-1983
  • Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO; 1981-1983
  • Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO; 1981-1983
  • St. Francis Xavier, Bronx, NY; 1983
  • Jacobi and Einstein Hospitals, Bronx, NY; 1983
  • Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY; 1983
  • Not assigned, Brooklyn, NY; 1983
  • St. James, Woodbridge, NJ; 1984
  • Our Lady of Mount Virgin, Middlesex, NJ; 1984-1985
  • St. John Vianney, Colonia, NJ; 1985-1986
  • Christ the King, Commack, NJ; 1986-1987
  • St. Rita’s, Staten Island, NY; 1987-1988
  • St. Luke Institute, Suitland, MD; 1989
  • Parsons Manner, Jamaica, NY; 1989-2002
  • Middlesex Superior Court, Cambridge, MA; 2004
  • MCI-Cedar Junction, South Walpole, MA; 2004

Notes:  Arrested 4/1/02; convicted and sentenced 5/20/04 to life in prison for repeatedly raping boy 1973-80 in Billerica MA starting at age 7. Admitted at trial he was pedophile who abused perhaps dozens of boys. Earliest abuse alleged in civil suits was 1964-68.Then he was in FL as Navy chaplain 1968-71; dishonorably discharged; sued 1/06 for FL abuse. Reassigned, he allegedly abused in Brooklyn, Rockville Centre, St. Louis, and Metuchen dioceses. Suspended 1988. Diocese apparently knew much earlier.

Sources:  Collection of Sources 1981-2006; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 05.20.05; Newswork 02.22.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 02.22.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 02.22.11; Voice from the Desert 02.22.11http://bishop-accountability.org/

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