Fr. Ronald E. Brassard
Diocese: Diocese of Providence RI
Accused of abuse in a 1995 lawsuit. Plaintiff claimed he was age 13 and a student at St. Henry’s Seminary in IL in the 1970s when the abuse began, and that several other priests also abused him. The diocese said that, due to inconsistencies, Brassard would remain in active ministry pending further investigation. He continued as pastor of Immaculate Conception in Cranston, RI and was appointed pastor of St. Mark’s in Jamestown in 2015.
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