Tag: Michael Hannon

Fr. Michael G. Hannon – Diocese of Alexandria

Father Michael Hannon

Diocese of Alexandria

Fr. Michael Hannon Horowitz Law

Assignment History:

  • 1953: St. Anthony’s (Bunkie, LA)
  • 1954: St. Rita’s (Alexandria, LA)
  • 1955-1956: St. Matthew’s (Monroe, LA)
  • 1957-1963: St. Joseph’s (Monroe, LA)
  • 1964-1970: Absent On Leave
  • 1967: St. Augustine’s (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1968: St. Anthony of Padua (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1969-1973: St. Joseph’s (Long Island City, NY)
  • 1972-1982: On Duty Outside the Diocese
  • 1974: Our Lady of Miracles (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1975-1995: St. Luke’s (Whitestone, NY)
  • 1977-1978: Our Lady of Miracles (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1996: Retired; Ozanam Hall (Bayside, NY) 

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Michael Hannon

Fr. Michael Hannon Horowitz LawIn February 2019, the Diocese of Alexandria publicly named Fr. Michael Hannon on its list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. According to the list, Fr. Hannon’s file revealed multiple allegations of sexual conduct and abuse of male minors in the 1960s.

The Permanent Review Board, which evaluates all allegations of clerical sexual misconduct involving minors, reviewed the evidence and determined the allegations were credible. Further details about the nature and scope of the abuse are not publicly available.

Ordained in 1952, Fr. Michael Hannon spent approximately 44 years in public ministry before his retirement in 1996. Fr. Hannon died in 2000.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Alexandria in Louisiana.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Louisiana, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Alexandria may now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in Louisiana and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr. Michael Hannon – Diocese of Shreveport

Fr. Michael Hannon

Diocese of Shreveport 

Michael Hannon Diocese of Shreveport Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1952

Died: 2000

Assigned as Follows:

  • 1953: St. Anthony’s (Bunkie, LA)
  • 1954: St. Rita’s (Alexandria, LA)
  • 1955-1956: St. Matthew’s (Monroe, LA)
  • 1957-1963: St. Joseph’s (Monroe, LA)
  • 1964-1970: Absent On Leave
  • 1967: St. Augustine’s (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1968: St. Anthony of Padua (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1969-1973: St. Joseph’s (Long Island City, NY)
  • 1972-1982: On Duty Outside the Diocese
  • 1974: Our Lady of Miracles (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1975-1995: St. Luke’s (Whitestone, NY)
  • 1977-1978: Our Lady of Miracles (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1996: Retired; Ozanam Hall (Bayside, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. Michael Hannon:

Fr. Michael Hannon was ordained a priest in 1952, and served in the Diocese of ShreveportAccording to media reports, in 1963, Fr. Michael Hannon left the Diocese of Alexandria. He was incardinated into the Diocese of Brooklyn in 1982. His name was included in the Diocese of Alexandria’s 2019 list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. A review of his file revealed evidence of multiple allegations of sexual abuse of minor boys in the 1960s. The details of the allegations, including the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Hannon’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

In 2020, the Diocese of Shreveport released Fr. Hannon’s name under the heading, “priests who served in the former Diocese of Alexandria-Shreveport removed for sexual abuse of minors.” Prior to the founding of the Diocese of Shreveport in 1986, churches in the Shreveport area were under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Alexandria-Shreveport. According to church protocol, the files of accused clergy members remain with the Diocese of Alexandria.

Hannon retired in 1996 and died in 2000.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Shreveport in Louisiana.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Louisiana, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Shreveport may now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in Louisiana and nationwide.  We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr. Michael Hannon – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Michael Hannon

Diocese of Brooklyn

Michael Hannon Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1952

Died: 2000

Assigned as follows:

  • 1953: St. Anthony’s (Bunkie, LA) 
  • 1954: St. Rita’s (Alexandria, LA) 
  • 1955-1956: St. Matthew’s (Monroe, LA) 
  • 1957-1963: St. Joseph’s (Monroe, LA) 
  • 1964-1970: Absent On Leave
  • 1967: St. Augustine’s (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1968: St. Anthony of Padua (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1969-1973: St. Joseph’s (Long Island City, NY) 
  • 1972-1982: On Duty Outside the Diocese 
  • 1974: Our Lady of Miracles (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1975-1995: St. Luke’s (Whitestone, NY) 
  • 1977-1978: Our Lady of Miracles (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1996: Retired; Ozanam Hall (Bayside, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Michael Hannon:

According to media reports, in 1963, Fr. Michael Hannon left the Diocese of Alexandria. He was incardinated into the Diocese of Brooklyn in 1982. His name was included in the Diocese of Alexandria’s 2019 list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. A review of his file revealed evidence of multiple allegations of sexual abuse of minor boys in the 1960s. The details of the allegations, including the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Hannon’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

Hannon retired in 1996 and died in 2000.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Brooklyn. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Brooklyn, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Brooklyn now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims. Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.