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Fr. Rocco Verrengio – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Rocco Verrengio

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1970

Died: 2012

Assigned as follows:

  • 1971                St. Rita’s (Long Island City, NY) 
  • 1972                St. Margaret’s (Middle Village, NY) 
  • 1973                St. Mary Star of the Sea (Far Rockaway, NY)
  • 1974-1975      St. Rita’s (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1976-1977      St. John Evangelist (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1978                St. Mary Star of the Sea (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1979-1981      On Duty Outside the Diocese; St. Angela Merici Rectory (Brea, CA)
  • 1982                Released From Diocesan Assignment; St. Angela Merici Rectory  (Brea, CA)
  • 1983                St. Barbara’s (Santa Ana, CA); Absent On Leave 
  • 1984                Released From Diocesan Assignment
  • 1985                St. Frances de Chantal (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1986                St. Stanislaus Kostka (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1987                St. Joan of Arc (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1988                St. Jerome’s (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1989-1990      Holy Name (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1990-1992      Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School, (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1993                Absent On Sick Leave 
  • 1994-1996      Holy Rosary (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1997-2007      Unknown
  • 2008-2012      Retired (Staten Island, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Rocco Verrengio:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Father Rocco Verrengio’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. The details of the allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1997 until his death in 2012 are unknown.

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