Fr. Robert R. Crisp

Ordained: 1975
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Dallas TX

In 4/10, Crisp told Sacred Heart in Rowlett parishioners via letter that the diocese had granted his request for a 6-month leave of absence. A week later the bishop told parishioners he had removed Crisp because several women, including 2 teens, complained of inappropriate and unwanted touching. Privileges removed. Pled no contest 3/11. Sentenced to 6 months deferred adjudication and $650 fine. In 7/14 it was learned that Bishop Farrell had reassigned Crisp to prison ministry. He may also have been ministering at St. Joseph Village, a retirement home, in Coppell, TX. On diocese’s list 1/31/19. Noted to be retired with faculties suspended. Accused in a suit filed in 8/19 of abusing a boy in the 1980s at St. Pius X School.


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