Fr. Thomas H. Maguire

Ordained: 1976
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Took voluntary leave 10/28/12 without privileges after recent allegations of engaging in “inappropriate behavior in the presence of minors.” Police investigators found no evidence of a crime. Had served as pastor at Saint Helen Mother of the Emperor Constantine Parish in Norwell since 2001. After publicity, more people came forward with accusations of sexual abuse during and prior to the mid-1990s. While assigned to St. John’s in Canton MA, reportedly drank alcohol with youth involved in the CYO and, on one particluar occasion, touched himself sexually and offered money to the first boy who completed a sexual act. In 10/15 status was “Administrative Leave; Case in Process.” Laicization announced 3/31/16.

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