Diocese: Archdiocese of New York
Summary of Assignments:
- 1987: Ordained
- 1988-1989: St. Paul’s; Congers, NY
- 1990-1991: Blessed Sacrament; Staten Island, NY
- 1992: St. Mary’s; Poughkeepsie, NY
- 1993-2002: Absent on leave
- 2003: Not listed in the 2003 Directory
- July 2005: Laicized
Convicted 1992 of abuse of teenage boy. Sentenced to 90 days in jail, 5 yrs probation, and 1 yr treatment. Previously transferred twice because of allegations involving youths. Civil suit 1993. As of 2003, he was living in New Mexico and was listed as being on a “leave of absence” per 2002 Cath. Dir. Laicized 2005.
Sources: Journal News 7.9.05;National Catholic Reporter 3.5.93; Newsday 4.2.92;Newsday 7.9.05;Washington Times 10.10.92; NY Times 02.24.93; USA Today 11.11.02; Poughkeepsie Journal 06.30.05; http://www.bishop-accountability.org/
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.