Fr. James F. Foley – Diocese of Burlington

Father James F. Foley 

Diocese of Burlington

Ordained: 1949

Died: 2002

Assigned as follows:

  • 1949                St. Anthony (White River Junction, VT)
  • 1949-1953       St. Augustine (Montpelier, VT)
  • 1953-1954       St. Raphael (Poultney, VT)
  • 1954-1960      St. Mark (Burlington, VT)
  • 1960-1966      St. Patrick (Fairfield, VT)
  • 1966-1970      St. Isadore (Montgomery Center, VT)
  • 1970-1974      “On Loan” to St. Bernard’s Seminary of Theology (Rochester, NY)
  • 1974-1975      St. Anthony, (White River Junction, VT)
  • 1975               St. John the Evangelist (Northfield, VT); St. Cecilia (Washington, DC)
  • 1975-1977      St. Paul (Orwell,  VT)
  • 1977-1979      St. Augustine (Montpelier,  VT)
  • 1979-1984      St. Joseph Home for the Aged (Burlington, VT)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father James F. Foley:

Father James F. Foley served as a priest in Vermont for approximately 30 years. He retired in 1984, and died in November 2002. 

According to media reports, in August 2019, his name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Burlington’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

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