Fr. William Burke

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Diocese:  Diocese of Rockville Centre

Religious Order:  Salesian

Summary of Assignments:

  • Ordained; 1946
  • Queen of Peace, Kew Gardens, NY; 1946-53
  • Curé of Ars, St. John M. Vianney, Merrick, NY; 1953-57
  • St. Catherine of Sienna, Franklin Square, NY; 1957-60
  • Absent on leave; 1960-61
  • St. Patrick’s, Southold, NY; 1961-62
  • Absent on leave; 1962-68
  • St. Martin’s, Amityville, NY; 1968-69
  • St. Lawrence the Martyr, Sayville, NY; 1969-74
  • St. Andrew’s, Sag Harbor, NY; 1974-82
  • Sick leave; 1982-83
  • St. John the Evangelist, Center Moriches, NY; 1983-88
  • Not indexed in the 1989 Directory
  • Retired; 1990
  • Died; 3/12/95

Notes:  Burke is named as an abusive priest in one of two massive lawsuits filed against Diocese of Rockville Centre in 2003. He is accused of abusing an elementary school student in 1970s. First time the abuse occurred, Burke was still a deacon. Burke died in house fire in 1995.

Sources:  Newsday 03.14.95; Journal News 06.19.02; Newsday 04.15.03http://bishop-accountability.org/

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