Fr. Donald J. Hebert

Diocese: Diocese of Syracuse

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1982-1986:  St. John the Baptist, Syracuse
  • 1987-1990:  Most Holy Rosary, Syracuse
  • 1991-1996:  Chaplain at St. Luke’s Hospital, New Hartford
  • 1992-2003:  St. Luke, Utica
  • 1998-2002:  St. Joseph & St. Patrick, Utica

Notes:  Hebert was coordinator for religious activities for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. In 1990 a 14 year old boy accused Hebert of sexual abuse during a camping trip. Police did not charge Hebert. He did admit the abuse and was sent for treatment. He served as hospital chaplain from 1991 – 1995 and then was assigned to a parish until 4/02 when he was reassigned to an admin. position. Diocese permanently removed from active ministry 6/03.

Sources: 09.14.90Post Standard 09.16.90Post Standard 04.11.02Post-Standard 06.18.03Watertown Daily Times 03.14.18

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.