Abbot Timothy Kelly – Archdiocese of New York

Abbot Timothy Kelly

Archdiocese of New York/BenedictinesAbbot Timothy Kelly

Ordained: 1961

Died: 2010

Assignment History:

  • 1961: Church of the Visitation (Minneapolis, MN)
  • 1961-1962: St. John’s Abbey (Collegeville, MN)
  • 1962-1963: Colegio del Tepeyac (Mexico)
  • 1963-1964: Mexicano-Norteamericano Instituto Relaciones Culturales (Mexico)
  • 1964-1965: Saint Augustine’s College (Bahamas)
  • 1965-1972: Saint Anselm (Bronx, NY)
  • 1972-1978: Mount Saint Benedict (Crookston, MN)
  • 1979-1980: Monastic Institute of International College of St. Anselm, (Rome, Italy)
  • 1980-1988: St. John’s Abbey (Collegeville, MN)
  • 1989-1991: Belmont Abbey (Belmont, NC)
  • 1992-2000: St. John’s University (Collegeville, MN)
  • 2001-2010: St. John’s Abbey (Collegeville, MN)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Abbot Timothy Kelly:

Abbot Timothy Kelly was a Benedictine priest in the Archdiocese of New York. In a 2011 lawsuit, Abbot Kelly was accused of sexually abusing a minor altar boy at St. Anselm’s in Bronx, New York from 1966 to 1967. He has been accused of sexually abusing two other survivors, one of whom alleges sexual abuse at St. Anselm’s in Bronx, New York, and another who alleges abuse in Mexico and in Minnesota.

The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including the victim’s age and gender, are unknown. Kelly died in 2010 from Cancer after a brief retirement from St. John’s Abbey.

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