Father Robert Devoy
Diocese of Burlington
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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