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Msgr. Robert M. Harris – Diocese of Brooklyn

Monsignor Robert M. Harris   

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1959

Assigned as follows:

  • 1960-1962      St. Anthony of Padua (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1963-1964      Priests in Graduate Studies for Catholic Charities 
  • 1963-1968      Blessed Sacrament (Jackson Heights, NY)
  • 1965-1966      Catholic Youth Organization 
  • 1967-1982      St. Vincent’s Hall, Inc.
  • 1983-1990      Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament (Queens, NY) 
  • 1983-2013      St. Vincent’s Services, Inc. (formerly St. Vincent’s Hall, Inc.)
  • 1992-1997      Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament (Queens, NY)
  • 2014                Released from Diocesan Assignment

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Monsignor Robert M. Harris:

Monsignor Robert M. Harris was affiliated with the Department of Juvenile Justice for New York City since 1992. He was also reportedly President and CEO of St. Vincent’s Services, Inc. for at least ten years. He retired in 2015. According to media reports, in 2019, a lawsuit was filed alleging that he sexually abused a minor boy from 1978 through 1983 at St. Vincent’s Home for Boys. It is believed Monsignor Harris is currently living on Long Island. 

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