Fr. Joseph J. Brennan

Diocese: Diocese of Camden

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1945-1952: St. Augustine’s; Ocean City, NJ
  • 1945-1946: St. Joseph’s; Somers Point, NJ – Mission of St. Augustine’s
  • 1952-1954: Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital – Chaplain; Camden, NJ
  • 1954-1955: Holy Saviour; Westmont, NJ
  • 1955-1963: St. Maurice’s; Brooklawn, NJ
  • 1963-1966: Absent on Sick Leave
  • 1966-1969: St. Joan of Arc; Camden, NJ
  • 1969-1976: St. Joseph’s; Swedesboro, NJ


Accused in a lawsuit settled in 1/16 of sexually abusing a boy, ages 12-14, at St. Maurice’s in Brooklawn NJ 1957-59. Assigned to parishes in Ocean City, Somers Point, Westmont, Brooklawn, Camden and Swedesboro. Hospital chaplain in Camden for two years in the 1950s. On Sick Leave 1963-66. Died 9/28/76.


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