Fr. Brian McKeon

Diocese:  Diocese of Rockville Centre

Summary of Assignments:

  • 3/26/1977:  Ordained
  • 1977-1982:  St. Anthony of Padua, East Northport, NY
  • 1982-1990:  Good Shepherd, Holbrook, NY
  • 1990-1999:  St. Anne’s – Pastor (beginning in 1995) Garden City, NY
  • 1999-2001:  Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow, NY
  • 2001:  Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mattituck, NY
  • 2003:  Laicized

Notes:  2/03 story says McKeon abused one youth in 1987. Youth died and McKeon conducted funeral. He then went on to abuse the victim’s brother. Family later found out & went to Msgr. Placa. Then saw McKeon marching in parade as poice chaplain in 2001. Removed from active ministry 2001. Known to have problems with alcohol. He abused at least 9 boys. Laicized 2003. Died suddenly 4/09 in FL. Identified as Priest C in 2003 Grand Jury report

Sources:  Newsday 03.13.02; Newsday 04.02.02; Suffolk County Grand Jury Report 01.17.03; Newsday 02.13.03; Riverhead (NY) News-Review Online 02.13.03; 03.18.03; Newsday 04.15.03; Newsday 04.30.09 Assignment Record and Other Info

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.