Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn
Summary of Assignments:
- 1971-1975 — St. Francis Xavier
- 1976-1979 — St. Anastasia
Notes: Petroski is one of 12 priests and a religious brother named in suit filed by 43 plaintiffs against the Diocese of Brooklyn in Oct. 2002. Petroski is said to have abused a male student in late 1970s. Petroski was placed on leave in 1980 and removed from ministry in 1984 after lawsuit alleged he abused a boy in 1975. Diocese says he is dead.