Fr. Daniel Sheehan – Diocese of Brooklyn

On Behalf of | Apr 21, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Daniel Sheehan 

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1979

Restrictions: 1998

Laicized: 2012

Died: 2015

Assigned as follows:

  • 1980-1981: Holy Trinity (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1982: St. Edmund’s (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1983: Our Lady of Guadalupe (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1984: St. Rosalia, Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1985: Our Lady of Grace (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1986-1988: Absent on Sick Leave 
  • 1989-1992: Ozanam Hall of Queens Nursing Home (Bayside, NY) 
  • 1992-1994: St. Thomas the Apostle (Salem, MA) 
  • 1995: Parsons Manor (Jamaica, NY) 
  • 1996-1997: St. Thomas the Apostle (Salem, MA) 
  • 1998: Ozanam Hall of Queens Nursing Home (Bayside, NY)
  • 1999: Parsons Manor (Jamaica, NY)
  • 1999-2013: Maplebrook School (Amenia, New York)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Daniel Sheehan:

According to media reports, in 1998, Fr. Daniel Sheehan was placed on restrictions and he was laicized in 2012. In February 2019, his name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

The details of the allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown. After his last assignment as a priest, Sheehan is last known to have worked between 1999-2013 as Academic Dean at Maplebrook School, a boarding school for students with learning disabilities. The school is located in Amenia, New York.

Sheehan is now deceased. He died in 2015.

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