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Fr. Michael O’Farrell – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Michael O’Farrell 

Diocese of Brooklyn

Michael O’Farrell Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1943

Died: 2000

Assigned as follows:

  • 1945-1956:  St. Agnes (Rockville Centre, NY)
  • 1957-1966:  St. Agnes (Rockville Centre, NY)
  • 1967-1974:  St. Anne’s (Brentwood, NY)
  • 1975-1978:  St. Lawrence the Martyr Church (Sayville, NY)
  • 1990-1991:  St. Philip Neri Church (Northport, NY)
  • 1992-2000:  Retired; St. Philip Neri Church (Northport, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Michael O’Farrell:

Fr. Michael O’Farrell was ordained a priest in 1943. According to media reports, in 2019, O’Farrell was accused in a civil lawsuit of repeatedly abusing an 8-year-old male student boy at St. Anne’s in Brentwood, New York, for two years from 1967 to 1969. O’Farrell retired in 1992 and died in 2000.

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