Sr. Eileen M. Rhoads

Order: IHM
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Richmond VA

Entered the convent in 1957. “Sr. M. Frances Therese”. Dismissed from her vows in 1974 for “familiarity,” yet allowed to teach in Catholic schools for 21 years; continued to abuse boys and at least one girl. Abuse included intercourse with at least one boy, starting at age 12. Also gave children pornography and encouraged them to be sexual with each other. Convicted 7/13/04 of felony sexual abuse of a 10-year-old boy in 1969-70. Sentenced in 9/04 to 6 months in jail. Sued in 2004 in VA and PA. Living in Drexel Hill, PA as of 1/09.

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