Fr. Thomas Saloy

Diocese:  Diocese of Rockville Centre

Summary of Assignments:

  • 6/4/1988:  Ordained
  • 1988-1993:  St. Raphael’s, East Meadow, NY
  • 1993-1995:  St. Mary’s, East Islip, NY
  • 1995-2005:  Our Lady of Grace, West Babylon, NY
  • 2005-2006:  Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, Roosevelt, NY

Notes:  Arrested 11/17/06 after year-long investigation of Saloy’s activity in internet chat rooms. The investigation began when the arrest of a porn dealer revealed that Saloy was a customer. Pled guilty on 11/30/06 to possessing over 600 images of child pornography on his rectory computer. Sentenced to 3 1/2 yrs fed. prison 5/1/08. Still on administrative leave.

Sources:  WCBS 11.17.06; New York Daily News 11.18.06; New York Times 11.18.06; Newsday 11.18.06; Rhinelander Daily News 11.18.06; Newsday 11.20.06; Newsday 11.30.06; Reuters 11.30.06; US Attorney’s Office 11.30.06; Newsday 05.02.08; NY Post 05.02.08; NY Times (AP) 05.03.08

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.