Tag: Robert J. Post

Fr. Robert J. Post (Christian Brothers) – Archdiocese of New York

Father Robert J. Post 

Archdiocese of New York

Ordained: 1982

Assigned as follows:

  • 1976-1979      Blessed Sacrament High School, (New Rochelle, NY) 
  • 1980-1982      Unknown 
  • 1983-1984      St. Mary’s, (Bethel, CT)
  • 1985-1987      St. Thomas More, (Darien, CT) 
  • 1988-1992      Sacred Heart, (Stamford, CT) 
  • 1993-1994      Sacred Heart, (Stamford, CT); Trinity Catholic High School (Stamford, CT) 
  • 1995-2000      Sacred Heart (Stamford, CT) 
  • 2001-2004      St. Thomas More (Darian, CT)
  • 2005               Unknown
  • 2006-2013      St. Thomas More (Darian, CT) 
  • 2014-2015      Unknown
  • 2016-2019      Retired; The Catherine Dennis Keefe Queen of the Clergy Retired Priests’ Residence (Stamford, CT) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Robert J. Post:

Father Robert J. Post was a member of the Congregation of Christian Brothers, and took his perpetual vows in 1965. He left the order and was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1982. As a brother, he worked as a teacher, principal in Canada, Italy, and at Notre Dame Bishop Gibbons High School in Schenectady, New York. 

“Father Bob” served as an assistant or was in residence at parishes in Bethel, Darien and Stamford, was spiritual director for many high schools, including in Norwalk and Danbury. He served as the parochial vicar of St. Thomas More and was chaplain to the Stamford Fire Department. He spent his summers at an American Catholic Church in Rome. 

According to media reports, in 2007, Father Post was accused in a lawsuit of having engaged in improper behavior with male Blessed Sacrament students in New Rochelle in the 1970s. As of 2012, at least three former students had come forward alleging that they had been sexually abused by him as teens, when Father Post was a religious brother. The three cases were part of a legal case against the Irish Christian Brothers.

Father Post retired in 2015 and has since been living in a residence for retired priests in Stamford, Connecticut. In December 2019, his name appeared on the Diocese of Albany’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

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