Fr. Albert H. Cason

Diocese:  Diocese of Rochester

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1963-1968:  Sacred Heart; Auburn, NY
  • 1969-1973:  St. John the Evangelist; Spencerport, NY
  • 1974-1985:  St. Patrick Church; Owego, NY
  • 1986:  Absent on Sick Leave; Diocese of Rochester
  • 1987-1988:  Unassigned; Diocese of Rochester


Per 4/02 articles, Cason was “removed from ministry” in 1985 because of sexual misconduct. There were apparently multiple victims. Police investigated; no charges filed. Diocese investigated and found allegations credible. He was sent for treatment and never allowed to return to ministry. Eight plaintiffs filed suits 12/02. Many dismissed on SOL. Voluntarily laicized per 6/7/12 statement from Diocese.


Catholic Courier 6.7.12; Press & Sun Bulletin 1.4.03; Press & Sun Bulletin 5.5.02; Rochester Homepage 6.7.12; SNAP Statement 6.7.12; Press & Sun Bulletin 04.18.02; Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 04.22.02; Press & Sun Bulletin 12.04.02; Press & Sun Bulletin 12.07.02; Press & Sun Bulletin 12.11.02; Press & Sun Bulletin 12.19.02; Press & Sun Bulletin 12.25.02; Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 05.09.03; Press & Sun Bulletin 10.08.04; Press and Sun-Bulletin 05.05.07

Note: Years listed indicate editions of the Official Catholic Directory. Because of the publication schedule of the Directory, a priest listed at a parish in a given year was also likely at that parish for part of the previous year.