Fr. Thomas L. Kreiser

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1994-1998: Sacred Heart Church; Monroe, NY
  • 1998-2001: Pontifical Athenaeum of St. Anselm – Graduate Studies; Rome, Italy
  • 2001-2004: St. Columba’s Church; Hopewell Junction, NY
  • 2004-2008: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church; Scarsdale, NY
  • 2008-2010: St. Gregory Barbarigo; Garnerville, NY
  • 2011-2017: St. Patrick’s Church; Yorktown Heights, NY
  • 2017: Sacred Heart Church; Monroe, NY


Arrested in 12/18 in charges of child sexual abuse after allegations he inappropriately touched a 10-year-old girl at a school in September. Assigned to St. Joseph’s in Bronxville at the time. Removed. Pastor of St. Gregory’s in Garnerville 2008-10, then 2010-11 assigned to St. Ann’s in Dongan Hills. Pled guilty in 2011 to stealing $25,000 from St. Gregory’s. Sentence to five years’ probation and ordered to undergo treatment for gambling and substance abuse. Per news, assigned to St. Patrick’s in Yorktown Heights 2011-17, Sacred Heart in Monroe 2017, then St. Joseph’s in 7/18.


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