Fr. Herbert D’Argenio

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1959-1960:  St. Thomas of Canterbury; Newburgh, NY
  • 1961-1976:  St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus; Bronx, NY
  • 1977-1977:  Personal Board Archdiocese of New York
  • 1978-1979:  Spiritual Development Office – Director of Retreats; Larchmont, NY
  • 1980-1982:  Regina Coeli; Bronx, NY
  • 1983-1983:  Department of Education – Office of Seminary Education
  • 1984-1987:  Personal Board Archdiocese of New York
  • 1988-1989:  St. Lucy Church; Bronx, NY
  • 1990-1994: Unknown; Bronx, NY
  • 1995-1997: St. Lucy Church; Bronx, NY


Subject of settlement in October 2017, as part of the Archdiocese’s compensation fund. D’Argenio was known to run a group called “Herbert’s Boys” while he was assigned at St. Theresa’s of the Infant in the Bronx in the 1960s and 1970s. He died in 1996.

Sources: Eyewitness News 10.25.17; Church Militant 10.26.17; New York Daily News 10.26.17; Spectrum News NY1 10.26.17; New York Times 10.29.17

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.