Fr. Daniel C. McSheffery

Ordained: 1956
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Hartford CT

Removed from ministry 5/10/02. Accused of abuse of at least eight boys at St. Augustine School in Hartford in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Named in at least six civil suits. At least eight of the claims settled as part of the 10/05 massive settlement with the archdiocese involved allegations against McSheffery. Possible $1.6M settlement. Retired to FL. Additional suit filed 8/07 claimed abuse in 1974. Case settled for $785K in 2009. McSheffery died 6/15/14. Lawsuit filed 2/27/17 alleged abuse of altar boy at St. George’s in Guilford over five years, beginning when the boy was age nine in 1977. On archdiocese’s list 1/22/19.


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