List of Places Where Priests Accused of Abuse Worked Released
By Caitlin Murphy
June 7, 2018
On Tuesday, June 5, attorney Mitchell Garabedian spoke on behalf of sexual abuse victims who say that eight priests who were ordained or assigned in the Diocese of Rochester abused them.
Garabedian has represented more than 1,000 survivors of child sex abuse at the hands of priests in the Catholic Church.
According to Garabedian, the priests affiliated with the Diocese of Rochester were ordained or assigned over the last eight decades.
The priests named were Eugene Emo, David Simon, Francis Vogt, Stuart Hogan, Charles McCarthy, Gary Shaw, Richard Orlando and Thomas Valenti.
Road to Recovery, a non-profit organization that helps victims of sexual abuse, listed the timelines and locations for each accused priest and where they were assigned.
The text printed in bold indicates the time period during which they are accused of sexual abuse.
Father Thomas Valenti
1976: St. Mary's of the Lake in Ontario
1977: Holy Apostles in Rochester
1978-1980: Blessed Sacrament in Rochester
1981-1983: On special assignment
1984-1989: St. Louis (In Res) in Pittsford
1990-1993: Becket Hall in Rochester
1994: Diocesan Office of Campus ministry in Rochester
1995-1997: Diocesan office of campus ministry (Catholic Community College of Ithaca College).
1998-1999: Notre Dame (Archdiocese of New York) .
Valenti currently serves as a parochial administrator at Blessed Trinity — which includes St. James Church in Waverly, St. John in Newark Valley and St. Margaret Mary in Apalachin — as well as St. Patrick's parish in Owego.
1951-1953: St. Salome's in Point Pleasant, N.Y.
1954-1977: St. Bridget's in Rochester
1978-1982: St. Anne's in Palmyra
1951-1954: St. Francis Xavier's in Rochester
1955: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Rochester
1956-1958: St. Anthony of Padua in Rochester
1959- 1963: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Rochester
1964-1966: Holy Rosary in Rochester
1967-1968: St. Helen's in Rochester
1969-1990: St. Michael's in Lyons
1958-1960: Not indexed
1961-1963: Assistant pastor at St. Cecilia's in Rochester
1963-1968: St. Cecilia's in Rochester
1968-1973: St. Mary's in Dansville
1974: St. Margaret Mary in Apalachin
1975: St. Michael's in Newark
1976-1979: St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell
G. Stuart Hogan
1951-1961: St. James in Waverly
1962-1963: Indexed at St. James Parish Listing at St. Gregory's (Waverly and Marion)
1964-1965: St. Gregory's in Marion
Died in June 2, 1985
1951-1959: St. Bernard's Seminary in Rochester
1960-1954: St. Patrick's in Macedon
1965-1971: St. Andrew's in Rochester
Died July 17, 1971
1971: St. John's in Clyde
1974-1977: St. Margaret Mary in Rochester
1978-1983: Not indexed
1968-1972: St. Patrick's Church in Victor
1973-1975: De Sales High School (Chaplin) St. Francis de Sales Church (in res) – in Geneva.
1976-1977: St. Augustine Church in Rochester
1978: St. Mary's Church in Dansville
1979-1983: Holy Name of Jesus Church in Rochester
1984-1999: St. Margaret Mary Church in Apalachin
2000-2002: St. Paul Church Webster
2003-2004: Not indexed