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Fr. Anthony Trapani – Diocese of Rockville Centre

Father Anthony Trapani

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Anthony Trapani Diocese of Rockville Centre Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1973

Died: 2013

Assignment History:

  • 1973-1974:      St. Bernard (Levittown, NY)
  • 1977-1984:      St. Martha (Uniondale, NY)
  • 1984-1987:      St. Rose of Lima (Massapequa, NY)
  • 1987-2007:      Military Ordinariate, Active Duty, US Navy
  • 2007-2012:      Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Lindenhurst, NY)
  • 2012-2013:      St. Patrick (Bay Shore, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Anthony Trapani:

Fr. Anthony Trapani was ordained a priest in 1973 at St. Agnes Cathedral. He served in multiple parishes, and spent 20 years of active duty as a chaplain in the United States Navy. He then returned to serve in Long Island, NY. He was A veteran of the 1991 Persian Gulf War, and served at Bremerton Naval Hospital for two-and-a-half years.

Fr. Trapani’s name is listed on the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s 2021 List of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. The list states that the alleged sexual abuse occurred while Fr. Trapani worked at St. Martha Church in Uniondale, NY, sometime between 1977-1984. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. He died in 2013 at the age of 71.

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