Fr. John L. Farrand – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father John L. Farrand 

Diocese of Brooklyn

John L. Farrand Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1953 

Died: 2003

Assigned as follows:

  • 1946-1949: Canisius High School (Buffalo, NY)
  • 1949-1954: Unknown 
  • 1955-1957: McQuaid Jesuit High School (Rochester, NY)
  • 1957-1961: Regis High School (New York, NY)
  • 1961-1972: Brooklyn Prep (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1972-1974: Ecole de Provence (Marseilles, France) 
  • 1974-1976: Colegio San Ignacio (Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico)
  • 1976-1997: The Loyola School (New York, NY)
  • 1997-2003: New York Province Infirmary (New York, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father John L Farrand:

According to media reports, in January 2019, Fr. John L Farrand was included on the Jesuits’ list of “USA Northeast Province Jesuits with Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.” It noted a report was made in 1961 alleging that he sexually abused multiple children that same year. He was accused of sexually abusing a student at Loyola high school in New York City 20 years later. It also noted that he reportedly admitted to the abuse. 

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