Fr. Robert G. Gibney

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1954-1957: St. Cecilia’s; Kearney, NJ
  • 1957-1961: Immaculate Conception Seminary; Darlington, NJ
  • 1961-1965: Sacred Heart; Newark, NJ
  • 1965-1975: U.S. Navy
  • 1975-1978: St. Mary’s; Dumont, NJ
  • 1978-1985: St. Catherine of Siena; Cedar Grove, NJ
  • 1985-1991: Overlook Hospital – Chaplain; Summit, NJ
  • 1991-2005: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel; Ridgewood, NJ
  • 1997-2012: Msgr. Kelly Residence for Retired Priests; Caldwell, NJ


Died in 2012. Accused in a civil suit filed 8/7/14 of abusing a boy at Sacred Heart School and Parish in Vailsburg 1961-63. Settled 11/14. A second man alleged abuse at St. Catherine’s in Cedar Grove. Gibney’s name included on archdiocese’s list 2/13/19.


Road to Recovery 08.06.14News 12 08.08.14Road to Recovery 08.16.14BishopAccountability 03.28.16Boston Globe 03.28.16Bostoncom 03.28.16Bostoncom 03.28.16The Patch 03.28.16WBUR 03.28.16WBUR 03.28.16NJcom 09.15.17Archdiocese of Newark List 02.13.19Archdiocese of Newark Tobin Letter 02.13.19; Assignment Record;