Two New Victims Sue Church, School
By Mindy Aguon
Guam Daily Post
July 6, 2017
A woman has come forward alleging she was sexually molested by a maintenance janitor when she was 6 years old while attending school at San Vicente Catholic School in the early 1980s.
R.M.S., who used her initials to protect her identity, alleges she was sexually abused by Paul Sebay, who is now deceased.
According to the civil complaint filed yesterday in the District Court of Guam against the Archdiocese of Agana and San Vicente Catholic School, R.M.S. was in the first grade when she was repeatedly sexually molested by Sebay, who was employed by the Catholic school.
R.M.S. and her brother frequently had to wait after school for their mother to pick them up, and while waiting, Sebay allegedly gave the girl candy and treats, and took her to the maintenance janitor room above the school's auditorium.
The lawsuit alleges Sebay laid the girl down on a cot and sexually molested and abused her, and often made the girl fondle him.
R.M.S. alleges this happened several times a week until she was 7 years old.
The plaintiff's attorney, David Lujan, alleges the Archdiocese of Agana and San Vicente should have known that Sebay had sexually abused and molested the girl, and that they covered up the sexual abuse.
'God would forgive' abuse victim
A second lawsuit was filed by a man with the initials M.M. against the Archdiocese of Agana, the Boy Scouts of America and Louis Brouillard, a priest and former Boy Scoutmaster. M.M. alleges he was sexually molested, abused and raped for four years.
The complaint alleges that between 1972 and 1973, when M.M. was 10 years old, he served as an altar boy at the San Isidro Catholic Church of Malojloj, where Brouillard served as a priest. The boy also joined the Boy Scouts, an organization that also employed Brouillard.
M.M. alleged the sexual abuse occurred when he slept over at the convent at Brouillard's request, and during weekly swimming and camping outings.
The boy said he told a Spanish priest also assigned to the Malojloj parish, known as Father Miguel, about the ongoing sexual abuse. The suit states the priest instructed him to "say 3 Hail Mary's, 3 Our Fathers, and the act of contrition and God would forgive" the boy.
The lawsuit seeks $10 million in damages.