Br. Francis Rowles

Order: OSF
Status: Accused

Died: 11/12/2019
Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre NY

“Brother Fran.” Entered the OSF order in 1961. Taught at Bishop Ford HS and Our Lady of Angels School in Brooklyn, St. Anthony’s HS. Music Director for several parishes, local college teacher and faculty of NY archdiocese’s School of Liturgical Music. Directed community and high school musicals. Named publicly as accused on the Rockville Centre diocese’s list in 3/21. Allegedly abused at St. Joseph’s in Kings Park, Franciscan Friary in Kings Park, St. Anthony High on Long Island, Philadelphia PA, Washington DC, CA, FL, VT, Bahamas. Died 11/12/19.

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