Fr. Richard Kammerer- Diocese of Rockville Centre

| Dec 17, 2019 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Richard Kammerer

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Ordained: 1980

Removed: 2018

Assigned as follows:

  • 1981-1996      Unknown
  • 2008-2013      Our Lady of Mercy (Hicksville, NY)
  • 1997-2002      Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Lindenhurst, NY)
  • 2014                Unknown
  • 2003-2006      St. Joseph (Babylon, NY)
  • 2015-2018      Corpus Christi (Mineola, NY)
  • 2007-2012      SS. Cyril and Methodius (Deer Park, NY)
  • 2019                Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Father Richard Kammerer:

Father Richard Kammerer was ordained as a priest in 1980. According to media reports, in November 2018, Diocesan officials had received information causing them to be concerned about Father Kammerer’s “interactions with youth.” The priest he was removed from active ministry by the Diocese of Rockville Centre amidst allegations of engaging in sexual misconduct with children.

At the time of his removal, Father Kammerer had been serving as the associate pastor of Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church in Mineola, New York. His name is listed on the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s 2021 List of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. Nassau County’s District Attorney’s office is also investigating the allegations. His current whereabouts are unknown.

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