|Rev. Joseph J. Gallagher—Assignment
|1963||1965||Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary||Philadelphia||PA||2/3, including a priest in residence.||Philadelphia archdiocese. Parish school had 76 boys and 97 girls in 1963-1964.|
|1965||1970||Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul||Philadelphia||PA||4/7, including 3 in residence. Then 4/6, 4/7, 3/6,||Philadelphia archdiocese. Parish school had 151 boys and 182 girls in 1965-1966.|
|1970||1974||St. Michael's||Chester||PA||2/4, with 2 in residence. One of the priests in residence, Rev. J. Michael Flood, is also accused. Then 2/2.||Philadelphia archdiocese. Parish school had 157 boys and 156 girls in 1970-1971.|
|1974||1979||Ascension of Our Lord||Philadelphia||PA||3/5, including one priest in residence. One other priest here throughout Gallagher's stint is also accused, Rev. Stanley M. Gana. Then 3/4, 3/3, 3/4||Philadelphia archdiocese. Parish school had 1,150 students in 1974-1975.|
|1979||1983||St. Monica's||Philadelphia||PA||3/5, including one priest in residence. Then 2/5. In 1982, another accused priest, Rev. John J. Delli Carpini, arrived in residence.||Philadelphia archdiocese. In 1979-1980, the parish school had 1,303 students; the Business School had 75 students.|
• According to the 2011 Philadelphia Grand Jury Report, accused of abusing two boys at this parish. One later committed suicide after the archdioicesan Review Board deemed his allegation unsubstantiated.
|PA||2/3. The pastor, Rev. Albert T. Kostelnick, is also accused. They were together here for Gallagher's entire tenure.||Philadelphia archdiocese. Parish school had 328 students.|
|Philadelphia||PA||1/2; 1/3 in 1999; then 1/2 again in 2001; then 1/1 in 2003||Philadelphia archdiocese. Parish school had 220 students.|
|2006||2007||Whereabouts unknown||Not indexed in the 2007 Directory|
|2007||2011||Retired||Assists regularly at St. Jerome's, St. Timothy's in Philadelphia, and St. Thomas Aquinas in Croyden, According to the 2011 Philadelphia Grand Jury report.||Listed with a Philadelphia address.|
|Source: Official Catholic Directory (New York:
Kenedy & Sons, 1964-2010).
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