Fr. Robert Devoy – Diocese of Burlington

Father Robert Devoy

Diocese of Burlington

Ordained: 1903

Died: 1955

Assigned as follows:

  • 1903-1904      Holy Angels, St. Albans Bay (St. Albans, VT)
  • 1904-1912      Our Lady of the Lake (St. Albans Bay, VT)
  • 1912-1914      St. Anthony (Sheldon Springs, VT)
  • 1914-1935      St. Andrews (Waterbury, VT)
  • 1935-1955      St. Joseph Orphanage (Burlington, VT)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Robert Devoy:

Father Robert Devoy was from Quebec, Canada. He served as a priest in Vermont for approximately 52 years. In 1935, he was assigned as chaplain of the St. Joseph Orphanage until his death in 1955. 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. It noted that the Diocese of Burlington received the allegation in 1996.

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