Fr. Allen F. Stepien

Diocese: Diocese of Paterson

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1965-1968: St. Rose of Lima; East Hanover, NJ
  • 1968-1971: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; Morristown, NJ
  • 1971-1979: St. Anthony’s; Hawthorne, NJ
  • 1979-1995: St. Philip the Apostle; Clifton, NJ
  • 1995-2002: St. Mark the Evangelist; Long Valley, NJ
  • 2002-2008: Absent on Leave
  • 2008-2009: Retired; Clifton, NJ


Placed on leave 2002 after allegations of sexual contact with minors in late 1970s or ealy 1980s. In 2003 diocese found allegations credible and asked Vatican to order a church trial. Shown as retired per 2009 Catholic Directory.

Sources: 1.9.03The Record 04.23.02NY Times 04.25.02Star-Ledger 01.10.03Star Ledger 03.21.03Daily Record 10.05.03Observer Tribune 10.23.03; Assignment Record;