Fr. George J. Hein – Diocese of Rockville Centre

| Dec 19, 2019 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father George Hein

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Ordained: 1954

Died: 1997

Assigned as follows:

  • 1954-1966      St. Frances de Chantal (Wantagh, NY)
  • 1967-1970      Holy Name of Mary (Valley Stream, NY)
  • 1971-1973      SS. Cyril and Methodius (Deer Park, NY)
  • 1972-1975      Pius XII School (Chester, NY)
  • 1974-1976      Notre Dame (New Hyde Park, NY)
  • 1977-1997      Christ the King (Commack, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Father George Hein:

According to media reports, Father George Hein allegedly sexually abused a child at Holy Name of Mary in Valley Stream, New York in approximately 1966. In 1971, a report of child sexual abuse was made to another priest at Holy Name of Mary. Father Hein remained in ministry until his death in 1997.

Hein is listed on the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s 2021 List of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. The list states that the alleged sexual abuse occurred while Hein worked at Holy Name of Mary Church in Valley Stream; St. Frances de Chantal Church in Wantagh; Notre Dame Church in New Hyde Park; and Immaculate Conception Seminary, sometime between 1954-1976. The list also says that Hein abused his victim(s) at the Roosevelt Field Mall and in Hein’s car. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

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