Carignan, described as a "monk-in-training" who was not accepted into the order, was accused in 2011 of molesting a youth while working at St. Benedict's Monastery as a beekeeper. The boy was a 6th or 7th grader who was being tutored by Carignan in about 2000 when abuse occurred. At time of arrest, Carignan was serving two separate 6-year life sentences for abuse of another youth. Conviction was in 2008.
Criminally charged in 2002 with the sexual assault of an individual over age 14 for the alleged groping in 8/01 of a 27-year-old woman. Another woman said he groped her as well. Found not guilty in 3/03. Lived under restriction at St. Joseph's Abbey in MA, where he had lived for 40 years. Found not guilty by jury in 3/03. Died 11/30/04.
Trappist monk from Worcester, MA. In 1969 allegedly began sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl, who was a student at Santa Catalina School in the Diocese of Monterey, and continuing off and on for 13 years. In 1995 the woman reached a $75K settlement with his superiors at St. Joseph's Abbey in MA. The woman sued the Monterey Diocese and school 12/03 for failing to prevent the abuse. Accused in 1999 Dwyer had receive numerous awards and honors for his writings. Active priest until at least 2002.
Accused by a woman of abusing her in 1972-73 when she was a minor and McKean was assigned to Queen of Peace parish in Portland. The archdiocese settled the claim in 2003 for $750K. It is unknown if a suit was actually filed. Also had assignments in NV and WY. McKean was 86 when he died 4/5/05.
In 2002 civil suit, a woman alleged that Sullivan abused her for two years at St. Columba parish, 1968-69, when she was ages 15-16. In 6/03 trial court dismissed some of the lawsuit but allowed the remainder to go forward. On the Norwich diocese's list 2/22/19. Laicized 1970.