Br. Finian Magee (Franciscans) – Diocese of Brooklyn

| Jun 8, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Brother Finian (Robert) Magee

Ordained: N/A

Died: 1993

Assigned as follows:

  • 1955-1956: St. Leonard’s High School (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1956-1957: Our Lady of Good Counsel (Inwood, NY)
  • 1957: St. Francis Xavier (New York, NY)
  • 1957-1963: St. Aidan (Williston Park, NY) 
  • 1964-1966: Our Lady of Good Counsel (Inwood, NY)
  • 1966-1969: Notre Dame (New Hyde Park, NY) 
  • 1969-1970: St. Aidan (Williston Park, NY) 
  • 1970-1971: St. Brigid (New York, NY) 
  • 1971-1981: St. Joseph’s (Babylon, NY) 
  • 1981-1982: St. Mary Star of the Sea (New York, NY)
  • 1982-1993: St. Anthony High School (Long Island, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Brother Finian (Robert) Magee:

Br. Finian Magee was a member of the Franciscan order. According to media reports, in April 2003, he was named in a child sexual abuse lawsuit, alleging that he abused a boy in the early 1970s while working at St. Joseph’s parish school in Babylon, New York. According to the suit, he groped and rubbed against a 12-year-old boy. He was the boy’s 6th-grade homeroom teacher and allegedly molested him in the classroom and in his private school office. 

Magee died in August 1993.

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