Fr. Joseph Maxime Mooney – Diocese of Burlington

Father Joseph Maxime Mooney  

Diocese of Burlington

Ordained: 1916

Died: 1965 

Assigned as follows:

  • 1917-1922      Notre Dame (St. Johnsbury, VT)
  • 1922-1926      St. Joseph Church (Burlington, VT)
  • 1926-1928      St. Mary Star of the Sea (Newport,VT)
  • 1928-1939      St. Ignatius (Lowell, VT)
  • 1939-1947      St. Vincent de Paul (North Troy, VT)
  • 1947-1956      Holy Family (Essex Jct., VT)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Joseph Maxime Mooney:

Father Joseph Maxime Mooney served in Vermont parishes for approximately 39 years. He retired for health reasons in 1956. He died in 1965. 

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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