Fr. Robert J. O’Connell

Ordained: 1970
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre NY

Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list in 3/21. It notes abuse allegedly occurring at St. Barnabas in Bellmore, where O’Connell was assigned 10/70-4/77, at a retreat house in upstate NY and in O’Connell’s car. He was pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Patchogue 6/89 until his death 3/27/07.

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