Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre
Summary of Assignments:
- 1982-1985: St. John, Nepomucene, NY
- 1983-1986: St. Joseph’s College
- 1986-1988: Our Lady of Miraculous Medal
- 1989-1990: St. Francis Hospital
- 1990-1991: St. James
- 1992-1995: St. Pius X
- 1995-2005: St. Anne
- 2006-2008: Our Lady of Fatima
Notes: Twomey was Immediately placed on leave without privileges after diocese received 5/31/07 allegation that he had abused a 10 yr old boy in 1994-1995. Both diocese and police continue to investigate the allegations. No criminal charges are expected because the statute of limitations has expired. Twomey has denied all allegations. Arrested 3/08 on accusation that he fondled and french-kissed an adult male in 2006.
Sources: 1010 WINS 6.9.07; Hartford Courant (AP) 6.8.07; International Herald Tribune 6.7.07; Newsday 6.7.07; Newsday 6.8.07; amNew York 03.12.08; Newsday 03.12.08; Empire State News 03.13.08; NY Daily News 03.13.08; http://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.