Fr. Thomas Denny (Jesuit) – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Thomas Denny 

Diocese of Brooklyn

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Ordained: 1932

Removed: 2002

Assigned as follows:

  • 1964-1965: Brooklyn Preparatory School (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1966-1968: Unknown 1986-1992 St. Peter’s Preparatory School (Jersey City, NJ)  
  • 1969: Fordham University Murray-Weigel Hall (Bronx, NY)
  • 1970: Nativity, New York, NY; Xavier High School (New York, NY)
  • 1971-1975: Xavier High School (New York, NY)  
  • 1976-1977: Fordham Preparatory School (Bronx, NY)
  • 1978: Jesuit Community at Fordham University (Bronx, NY) 
  • 1978-1979: McQuaid Jesuit High School (Rochester, NY)
  • 1980-1981: Jesuit Provincial’s Office (New York, NY)
  • 1981-1986: San Ignacio de Loyola (Rio Piedras, P.R.)
  • 1993-1995: Canisius High School (Buffalo, NY) 
  • 1995-1997: St. Peter’s Preparatory School (Jersey City, NJ) 
  • 1998-1999: St. Francis Outstation (Lagos, Nigeria) 
  • 1998-2000: Foreign Missions (Philippines) 
  • 2000-2012: St. Ignatius Loyola Residence (New York, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Thomas Denny:

Fr. Thomas Denny was ordained a Jesuit priest in 1932. According to media reports, he was permanently removed from ministry in 2002 after being accused that year and in 2012 of the sexual abuse of minors in the 1960s and 1970s.

In January 2019, his name was included on the Jesuit’s Northeast Province’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. According to the Jesuits, he is believed to be living at a Jesuit residence in Manhattan, New York. 

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