Fr. Philip S. Gage

Order: SM
Ordained: 1969
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Atlanta GA

Officials of the Marist School announced in 1995 that Gage had been removed in 1993 after allegations that he molested a 17-year-old student in 1989. The victim became seriously ill with cancer, during which time Gage molested him. During the investigation, officials learned of another possible victim who was 18 at the time of the alleged abuse. Gage was sent to his Order’s headquarters in Washington D.C. Possibly living in the Atlanta area as of 2009. Per the Marist website accessed 10/2017, Gage was a Council of the Province member. Included on the Wheeling-Charleston diocese’s list in late 2018. Worked there at St. Vincent de Paul 1979-1981. Included on the Atlanta diocese’s list in 11/2020 which notes “Supervised by Order.” Included in the 3/24/2023 GA PAC Report.

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