Fr. James T. O’Brien – Diocese of Brooklyn

On Behalf of | Apr 22, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father James T. O’Brien

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1963

Removed: 2002

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Thomas Moore/St. Edmund (Breezy Point, NY) 
  • 1964-1970: St. Clement Pope (South Ozone Park, NY)
  • 1971-1973: St. Agnes (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1974-1975: Archbishop Molloy High School (Queens, NY)
  • 1976-1979: St. Pius X (Rosedale, NY) 
  • 1980: St. Teresa’s (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1981-1982: St. Teresa of Avila (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1984-2002: Resurrection-Pastor (Brooklyn, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father James T O’Brien:

Fr. James T O’Brien was permanently removed from ministry in 2002. According to media reports, 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 the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or O’Brien’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

O’Brien’s current whereabouts are also unknown.

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