West Orange, New Jersey Priest, Rev. Michael H. Hansen, from the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, Gave Alcohol to Innocent Children and Sexually Abused Them

Road to Recovery
April 10, 2015

Rev. Michael H. Hansen took innocent children to the “Jersey shore” where he gave them alcohol and sexually abused them

Rev. Michael H. Hansen, deceased, was a volunteer firefighter in Glen Ridge, New Jersey and chaplain of the New Jersey State Firemen’s Association where he had access to many minor children


A demonstration and leafleting alerting parishioners and the general public about allegations of sexual abuse against a deceased Archdiocese of Newark priest, Rev. Michael H. Hansen, who served at Sacred Heart Parish, Bloomfield, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, West Orange, and Assumption Parish in Emerson, New Jersey, and acted as a firefighter and fire chaplain.


Saturday afternoon, April 11, 2015 from 4:45 PM until 6:30 PM (before and after the 5:30 PM Mass)

Sunday morning, April 12, 2015 from 8:15 AM until 12:30 PM (corresponding to the 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 AM Masses)


On the public sidewalks outside Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey


Members of Road to Recovery, Inc., a non-profit charity that assists victims of sexual abuse and their families, including its co-founder and President who is a native of West Orange, New Jersey


Fr. Michael H. Hansen has been accused of giving innocent minor children alcohol and sexually abusing them. Fr. Hansen allegedly took innocent minor children to the Jersey shore, gave them alcohol, and sexually abused them. Fr. Hansen also worked as a volunteer firefighter and fire chaplain, giving him access to thousands of children throughout towns and cities of New Jersey. It is alleged that the irate parent of an abused child at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish threatened Fr. Hansen as he distributed communion during a Mass. Demonstrators will distribute leaflets to parishioners and the public to alert them to the allegations against Fr. Michael Hansen and urge them to come forward to begin their healing.


Robert M. Hoatson, Ph.D., Road to Recovery, Inc., Livingston, NJ, 07039 – 862-368-2800

Attorney Mitchell Garabedian, Boston, MA – 617-523-6250








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