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.

Francis Vogt

1951-1953: St. Salome's in Point Pleasant, N.Y.

1954-1977: St. Bridget's in Rochester

1978-1982: St. Anne's in Palmyra

1983-1990: Retired

Richard Orlando

1948-1950: Unknown

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

Eugene Emo

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

1966-1985: Retired

Died in June 2, 1985

Charles McCarthy

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

Gary Shaw:

1971: St. John's in Clyde

1974-1977: St. Margaret Mary in Rochester

1978-1983: Not indexed

David Simon

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








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