Fr. James Patrick Grady

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Ordained: 1977
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

Arrested in 7/09 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 3/10 to child porn and agreeing to pay for sex with a 16-year-old. Sentenced in 6/10 to 6 years, 8 months in prison and to register as sex offender. On the archdiocese’s list 7/26/19. Laicized.


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