Tag: Sisters of Mercy

Sr. Barbara Wood – Diocese of Albany

Sister Barbara Wood

Diocese of Albany/Sisters of MercyBarbara Wood Horowitz Law

Assignment History:

  • 1974-1978: St. Patrick (Watervliet, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Sister Barbara Wood:

Sister Barbara Wood of the Sisters of Mercy Order was named in a civil lawsuit filed against the Diocese of Albany in June 2020. Sr. Wood was accused of sexually abusing a minor from 1974 to 1978 while serving at St. Patrick in Watervliet, NY. No further information on the allegation regarding the victim’s age/gender was given or to Sr. Wood’s current status.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Albany.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Albany, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Albany now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims. 

Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to  adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Sr. Mercedes Graber – Diocese of Albany

Sister Mercedes Graber

Diocese of Albany/Sisters of MercyMercedes Graber Horowitz Law

Vows: 1944

Died: 1997

Assignment History:

  • 1978-1981: Mercy High School (Albany, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Sister Mercedes Graber:

In June 2020, Sr. Mercedes Graber was named in a lawsuit and accused of sexual abuse of a minor from 1978 to 1981 while serving at Mercy High School in Albany, NY. No information on the allegation regarding the age/gender of the victim was given. One of four sisters of nuns, Graber, joined the Sisters of Mercy in 1944. She died in 1997.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Albany.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Albany, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Albany now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims. 

Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to  adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Sr. Bernadette Marie – Diocese of Albany

Sister Bernadette Marie

Diocese of Albany/Sisters of MercyBernadette Marie Horowitz Law

Vows: 1953

Dead: 2006

Assignment History:

  • 1966-1967: St. Teresa of Avila (Albany, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Sister Bernadette Marie:

Sr. Bernadette Marie of the Sisters of Mercy was accused in a lawsuit of sexual abuse of a minor from 1966 to 1967 while at St. Teresa of Avila in Albany, NY. No information on the allegation regarding the age/gender of the victim was given.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Albany.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Albany, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Albany now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims. 

Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to  adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.