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Fr. Rocco Verrengio – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Rocco Verrengio

Diocese of Brooklyn

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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)
  • 2008-2012: Retired (Staten Island, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Rocco Verrengio:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Fr. 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 the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Verrengio’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown

His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1997 until his death in 2012 is unknown.

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