Fr. Robert J. Baffa – Diocese of Burlington

Father Robert J. Baffa 

Diocese of Burlington

Ordained: 1966

Removed: 2002

Died: 2013

Assigned as follows:

  • 1966                St. John the Baptist (North Bennington, VT)
  • 1966-1970      Cathedral (Burlington, VT)
  • 1970-1971      Christ the King (Burlington, VT)
  • 1970-1982      Crossroads Halfway House, The 1690 Group Home, Allenbrook Home for Boys  (Shelburne, VT)
  • 1979-1982      Cathedral (Burlington, VT)
  • 1982-1990      The Catholic Center at UVM (Burlington, VT)
  • 1990-1993      Holy Cross (Colchester, VT)
  • 1993-2002      St. John the Baptist (North Bennington, VT)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Robert J. Baffa:

Father Robert J. Baffa served as a priest in Vermont for approximately 36 years. According to media reports, in June 2002, he retired and was removed from ministry. He died in Norristown, Pennsylvania in 2013.

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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