Fr. John F. Harrold

Diocese:  Diocese of Syracuse

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1974-1977:  St. Mary of the Assumption, Rome
  • 1978:  St. Peter, Rome
  • 1979-1980:  St. Catherine, Binghamton
  • 1981-1982:  St. Mary, Oswego

Notes:  Arrested 1983 for sending child porn through the mail. Charges dropped when he entered a treatment center in New Mexico. Worked in England at a Paraclete home for recovering alcoholics and at a retreat house in CA. In 1997 the Diocese requested that he resign as a priest but he was still listed in 2002 Catholic Directory.

Sources: 04.14.02Watertown 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.