Fr. Cornelius Carr

Religious Order: Jesuit

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York, Archdiocese of New Orleans, Diocese of St. Augustine


Per news in 1/06, Carr was being investigated by his Order for allegations of child abuse. Member of the New York Province. Held Jesuit leadership positions; appointed Provincial 1966. High school principal, including McQuaid in Rochester 1960-64. Principal of St. Peter’s Prep in NJ. Theology department head 1977 at Jesuit High in New Orleans LA. Worked in the St. Augustine, FL diocese 1981-2005. Accused 2012 of walking in on janitor Peter Modica raping a teen boy at Jesuit High in the 1970s, and proceeding to masturbate during the rape. Jesuit High settled with Carr’s accuser. Carr is deceased. On New Orleans archdiocese’s list 11/2/18. It noted notification of allegations via media reports in 2018.


Democrat and Chronicle 11.26.66The Florida Times Union 01.25.06Advocate 09.20.18WVUE TV 10.15.18Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18Times-Picayune 11.02.18The Fordham Ram 11.28.18WVUE TV 11.30.18;