Fr. Stephen M. Garrity

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1970
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Raleigh NC

Removed by the Jesuits in 2007 from Holy Cross in Durham, NC after admitting to inappropriate sexual contact with five young adults, ages 18-23, in the early 1980s while in Baltimore and Philadelphia. Received therapy. In 1/2013, Order told the Raleigh diocese of a credible complaint of abuse of a minor from the 1970s while assigned to St. Joseph’s Prep in Philadelphia. Sent to a monitored community. Died in 2014. Name included on the Maryland Province Jesuits list 12/17/2018. It notes multiple allegations. On Scranton diocese’s list 12/22/2018. Added to Baltimore archdiocese’s list in 2/2019. On the Raleigh diocese’s list in 10/2018. It notes abuse in 1970 reported in 2018. Mentioned in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General’s Report.

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