Fr. William Gallagher – Diocese of Burlington

Father William Gallagher 

Diocese of Burlington

Ordained: 1965

Died: 2003

Assigned as follows:

  • 1965-1966      St. Monica (Barre, VT)
  • 1966-1970      Christ the King (Rutland, VT)
  • 1970-1972      St. John the Evangelist (St. Johnsbury, VT)
  • 1972-1975      Cathedral (Burlington, VT)
  • 1975-1981      St. James (Island Pond, VT)
  • 1981-2002      Our Lady of the Snows (Woodstock, VT)
  • 2001-2002      Our Lady of the Mountains (Killington, VT)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father William Gallagher:

According to media reports, Father William Gallagher served in Vermont for approximately 37 years. In May 2002, he was placed on administrative leave, but then resigned. One month later in June, he retired.  He died in October 2003.

In August 2019, Father ‘s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Burlington’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

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