Fr. Peter Allen

Diocese:  Diocese of Rockville Centre

Summary of Assignments:

  • 5/29/71: Ordained
  • 6/23/71 – 5/24/76: St. Lawrence the Martyr; Sayville, NY
  • 5/24/76 – 9/27/78: St. Joseph’s; Ronkonkoma, NY
  • 9/27/78 – 9/03/79: Maria Regina High School; Uniondale, NY
  • Most Holy Trinity, East Hampton, NY; 9/03/79 – 6/17/87
  • 9/03/79 – 6/17/87: St. Peter the Apostle (mission of Most Holy Trinity); Amagansett, NY
  • 6/17/87-6/20/90: Sacred Heart; North Merrick, NY
  • 6/20/90-12/13/2006: Sacred Heart; Cutchogue, NY
  • 6/20/90 – 12/13/2006: Our Lady of Good Counsel (mission of Sacred Heart); Mattituck, NY
  • 12/13/2006: Placed on administrative leave due to a “credible allegation” of sexual misconduct

Notes:  Placed on leave from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in 12/06 after prosecutors told diocese of credible allegation of abuse by one person. Investigation is continuing. In 2003, Allen is mentioned in a civil suit filed against Fr. Eugene Vollmer and Diocese. Suit says he knew or should have known of abuse of 4 boys by Vollmer at rectory of St. Joseph’s parish in Ronkonkoma

Sources:  Compasso v. Vollmer et al, Supreme Court, State of NY, County of Nassau; Newsday 12.19.06

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.