Tag: Michael O’Farrell

Fr. Michael O’Farrell – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Michael O’Farrell 

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1943

Died: 2000

Assigned as follows:

  • 1944 Unknown 
  • 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)
  • 1979-1989 Unknown
  • 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:

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

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