Diocese: Diocese of Metuchen
Prior to 1996 ordination, Farrell served as a Brother of Charity for 12 yrs. Placed on leave 5/03 and sent to a “supervised living facility” after being accused of an “isolated incident” of “inappropriate communication” over the Internet with a minor in 1997. Police and Div. of Youth and Family Services investigated. No criminal charges filed. Returned to duty by Bishop 10/04. Still active as of 3/13 at St. Joseph in North Plainfield, NJ.