Fr. Jeremiah M. Spillane

Order: LC
Ordained: 1986
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of St. Petersburg FL

Chaplain at a Catholic high school in Sarasota (Diocese of Venice) when charged in early 1997 with internet solicitation of a 13-year-old boy, who was actually an undercover policeman. Pleaded no contest to charges. Sentenced to two years house arrest and two years probation. Admitted abuse in prior assignments in Mexico. Also worked in Spain and Rome, Italy. Dispensed from religious vows in 1998.

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