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Fr. Francis Reilly – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Francis Reilly 

Diocese of Brooklyn

Francis Reilly Horowitz LawOrdained: 1932

Died: 1991

Assigned as follows:

  • 1933-1934: St. Francis of Assisi (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1935-1936: Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1937-1938: St. Mary Star of the Sea (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1939-1948: Immaculate Conception (Long Island City, NY)
  • 1949-1955: Notre Dame (New Hyde Park, NY)  
  • 1956-1962: St. Michael’s (Flushing, NY) 
  • 1963-1966: St. Monica’s (Jamaica, NY)
  • 1967-1977: St. Mary Mother of Jesus (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1978-1986: Retired; St. Mary Mother of Jesus (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1987-1989: Retired (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1990-1991: Retired; St. Mary Mother of Jesus (Brooklyn, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Francis Reilly:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Fr. Francis Reilly was named publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. The details of the allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown. 

Reilly retired in 1978 and died in January 1991.

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