Fr. James Patrick Grady

Ordained: 1977
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

Arrested in 7/2009 after arranging via the internet to have sex with a 16-year old girl at a secret location. Contact was actually an an undercover FBI agent in a sting. Immediately placed on leave from assignment at St. Raphael the Archangel. Later indictment said child pornography was found on his computer. Pled guilty in 3/2010 to child porn and agreeing to pay for sex with a 16-year-old. Sentenced in 6/2010 to 6 years, 8 months in prison and to register as sex offender. On the archdiocese’s list 7/26/2019. Laicized.

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