Fr. Ronald Petroski

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.

Sources:  Newsday 10.16.02; USA Today 11.11.02 ;