Fr. Michael J. Kossak

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1987
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Fall River MA

Allegedly involved in inappropriate sexual behavior with students at Boston College High School, where he was assigned 1988-89. Left in 1989 after investigation by state Dept. of Social Services into allegation of sexual misconduct. Given a warning by DSS. Went on to work at a Weymouth hospital while in residence at a parish. Transferred to parishes in FL, returning to Boston in 1999. Allegations became public 3/02. On the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes credible claims in 2009 of abuse in 1980. Assigned prior to ordination in 1980 to Bishop Connolly High School in Fall River, MA. Was at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, CA 1984-88, then returned to the New England Province. Dismissed from the order 8/30/2003. Included in 1/21 on the Fall River diocese’s list of accused.


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