Passionist Deacon. Convicted in 1988 of abuse of a boy 1974-77 at St. Raphael, starting when the boy was age 11. Sentenced to 60 days jail and 5 years probation. Sued by same victim in 1988; suit dismissed due to SOL. A 5/02 lawsuit alleged abuse in the 1970s. As of 2002 Griffith was "long removed from public ministry" and lived at a Passionist residence in Chicago. On the Louisville archdiocese's list in 2/19. Living in MI in 4/21 under a safety plan; added to Detroit list in 4/21.
Accused in 1998 of masturbating two boys, one age 13 and the other mentally challenged, in Keenan's family home in Malden in 1977. Also insisted that they masturbate him. Died in 1995. Omitted from the 2011 Boston AD database.
Aka John. At least one claim included in the Springfield MA diocese's 11/08 $4.5M settlement with 59 plaintiffs. Added 6/2/21 to the diocese's list. Was Vocations Director for the Passionists at their monastery in West Springfield 1961-64. Noted to have sexually abused a minor in 1965.
Named publicly as accused by the Diocese of Springfield MA on its list 6/2/21. Worked in the diocese 1947-49 and 1970-96. Multiple credible allegations of the sexual abuse of minors, occurring in 1988. Died in 1996.
Worked in Archdioceses of Baltimore, Boston, Hartford and Dioceses of Buffalo, Scranton, Worcester and Manchester. Accused in 2005 suit of abuse of a boy at St. Gabriel's in Brighton, MA in 1976. Died in 1998. The suit involved multiple plaintiffs and named multiple priests as defendants. Attorney Durso said in 2011 that almost all claims were settled. Omitted from 2011 Boston AD database. On Baltimore archdiocese's list 4/24/19. Accused in 2002 of abuse in the mid-1950s. Assigned to St. Joseph Passionist Monastery in Baltimore 1955-57 and 1960-1962.
Named publicly as accused by the Baltimore archdiocese on its list 4/24/19. Allegation received in 1993 of abuse in the 1960s. Another allegation in 2002 of abuse in the late 1940s. McGuire died in 1984.
Removed from ministry in Louisville, KY in 12/02 after allegations by four people of abuse in Chicago 1978-81. Accused by a fifth person in a 2003 lawsuit of molesting him as a boy in Chicago in 1983. Per the lawsuit, the boy told his parents about the abuse in 1993, and they met with the Passionists' provincial, who said Ormechea had been removed in 1988 after another allegation. They said the provincial decided the boy was abused by a priest, but not Ormechea. Sent to Rome in 2003 to work in the Passionists' archives. On the Louisville archdiocese's list in 2/19. In 3/21 Ormechea remained in Rome, and was still a priest.
Named publicly as accused by the Baltimore archdiocese on its list 4/24/19. Allegation to archdiocese in 2006 of abuse at Camp Gabriel in the 1950s. Another allegation in 2007 of abuse in the mid-1940s. Poletti died in 1980. Assigned to St. Joseph Monastery Church 1937-42 and 1951-59.
Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/20 of sexually abusing a child, ages 12-17, during 1962-68, while assigned to St. Mary's in Dunkirk. Also accused of abusing a 13-year-old in 1965. Schenck died 5/20/75.
Accused of abuse of two sisters between 1958 and 1966. Temporary profession 7/9/44; perpetual profession 7/9/47; died 8/23/01. Last name spelled as per personnel file. His L.A. archdiocesan obit misspelled name. The 2/17/04 archdiocesan report states one civil suit filed. Both sisters settled as part of $660M settlement in 7/07.
Accused in 1993 of abuse in the early 1960s. Several other accusations later received of abuse in the 1960s and early 1970s. May have worked in Mexico after leaving the L.A. archdiocese. Deceased. Per 2004 archdiocesan report, there were 7 accusers, of abuse occurring 1953-73. Named in at least one suit in 2003. Added to the KC-St Joseph list; one substantiated allegation of abuse in the diocese noted.
Named publicly as accused by the Diocese of Sacramento on its list 4/30/19. It notes four allegations received in 1994 of abuse in 1972 of boys under age 14. Worked at Christ the King Retreat Center in Citrus Heights, may have filled in at times in Maxwell and Corning parishes. Left the diocese in 1973.