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Fr. Roland H. St. Pierre – Diocese of Ogdensburg

Father Roland H. St. Pierre

Diocese of Ogdensburg

Roland St. Pierre Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1952

Died: 2010

Assignment History:

  • 1966: St. Peter’s Church (Plattsburgh, NY)
  • 1967-1989:Sacred Heart Nursing Home (Plattsburgh, NY)
  • 1972-1977: Mayor of Plattsburgh
  • 1978-1984: Dannemora State Prison (Plattsburgh, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Roland St. Pierre:

A lawsuit was filed in April 2021 in the state Supreme Court in St. Lawrence County, NY, against the Diocese of Ogdensburg and St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh, NY. The suit alleges that Fr. Roland H. St. Pierre, along with Fr. Joseph A. Conti, sexually abused a four-year-old boy beginning in 1968 and continuing into the early1970s.

According to a story published by the Plattsburgh Press-Republican in 2010, Father St. Pierre, served as the mayor of Plattsburgh from 1972-1977. He was the first Catholic priest elected mayor of a U.S. city.

Fr. St. Pierre died in 2010 at the age of 83.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Ogdensburg in New York. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused as a child in New York State, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Ogdensburg now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

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