Fr. Brian Keller – Diocese of Brooklyn

| Apr 19, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Brian Keller 

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1973

Administrative leave: 2002

Removed: 2011

Assigned as follows:

  • 1974: St. Bonaventure’s (Jamaica, NY)
  • 1975: St. Jerome’s (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1976-1985: St. Matthias (Ridgewood, NY) 
  • 1986: St. Anastasia (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1987: Good Shepherd (Brooklyn, NY)  
  • 1988-2000: St. Margaret’s (Queens, NY) 
  • 2001-2002: St. Pancras (Queens, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Brian Keller:

According to media reports, in 2002, Fr. Brian Keller was accused of sexually abusing male and female teens during the 1980s while at St. Matthias in Ridgewood, New York. Following the accusations, he was placed on administrative leave. 

In February 2019, Keller’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. He was permanently removed from ministry in October 2011. His current whereabouts are unknown. 

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