Monsignor Brendan P. Riordan (Reardon)
Diocese of Rockville Centre
Elevated: Late 1991/Early 1992
Assigned as follows:
- 1970-1975 St. Aloysius (Great Neck, NY)
- 1975-1984 St. Pius X Prep Seminary (Uniondale, NY)
- 1982-1984 St. James (Seaford, NY)
- 1984-1986 Director of Education at House of Affirmation (Worcester, MA)
- 1986-1988 St. Kilian (Farmingdale, NY)
- 1989-1998 SS. Cyril & Methodius (Deer Park, NY)
- 1998-2012 St. Aloysius (Great Neck, NY)
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Brendan P. Riordan (Reardon):
Father Brendan P. Riordan (Reardon) was elevated to monsignor in late 1991 or early 1992. He was a board member for Community Organization for Parents and Youth (COPAY), a Long Island nonprofit that counsels drug-addicted teens.
According to media reports, he was named with three other priests in a child molestation civil lawsuit that was settled in 1995. The alleged abuse occurred in the House of Affirmation, a controversial and now-closed, church-run treatment center for pedophile priests in Worcester, MA, where Monsignor Riordan was on the Board of Directors. He denied having any sexual involvement with the accuser. As of 2012, he has been working as a pastor at St. Aloysius in Great Neck NY.
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