Br. David (Felix) Baker – Diocese of Brooklyn

On Behalf of | Feb 11, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Brother David (Felix) Baker (Xaverian Brothers)

Diocese of Brooklyn

Joined: 1956

Removed: 2003 

Assigned as follows: 

  • 1962-1968: St. Joseph Prep (Bardstown, KY) 
  • 1968-1969: Xaverian High School (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1969-1971: England 
  • 1971-1979: Xaverian High School (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1979-1983: Youth Ministry, Bushwick (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1983-1984: Faculty, Colegio Cervantes Colonias (Guadalajara, Mexico)
  • 1985-1990: Guidance, Xaverian High School (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1990-1993: ESL Teacher/Trainer (Guadalajara, Mexico)
  • 1993-1994: ESL Instructor (Taejon, South Korea)
  • 1994-1995: ESL Teacher (US Govt. Fellowship to Cluj, Romania)
  • 1995-1997: ESL Teacher/Trainer (Instituto Mexicano de Saltillo, Coahuila)
  • 1997-2003: ESL Specialist (St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY)
  • 2004-2019: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Brother David (Felix) Baker:

Br. Felix (David) Baker was a member of the Brothers of St. Francis Xavier and joined the Congregation in 1956. According to media reports, in 2003, child sexual abuse allegations were made against him relating to abuse that occurred in the mid-1980s in Brooklyn, New York. Br. Baker withdrew from the order in 2003. 

In July 2019, Baker’s name appeared publicly on the Xaverian Brothers’ list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. His current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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