Fr. John J. Sheehan

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Order: SM
Ordained: 1961
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Professed vows in 1950 as a Marianist, New York Province, ordained in 1961. Worked in MD, NY, NJ, PA. Laicized in 1997. Included on the Marianists’ 6/24/20 list of those “found to have sexually abused a minor.” Added to the Baltimore archdiocese’s list in 2020. A lawsuit filed 1/6/21 alleges abuse by Sheehan and Bro. Al Koch of a girl, age 14, in summer 1974. The girl was a volunteer camp counselor at the Marianist Family Retreat Center in Cape May Point.


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