Fr. Joseph Hickey – Archdiocese of New York

| Jul 27, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Joseph Hickey

Archdiocese of New York

Ordained: 1956

Retired: 2002

Died: 2014

Assignment History:

  • 1957: St. Columba’s (Chester, NY)
  • 1958-1959: St. Agnes (Manhattan, NY)
  • 1960-1973: St. Joseph’s (New Paltz, NY)
  • 1968-1973: State University College at New Paltz (New Paltz, NY)
  • 1973-1977: Sacred Heart (Hartsdale, NY)
  • 1978-1992: St. Mary’s (Wappingers Falls, NY)
  • 1993-1998: St. Francis Xavier (New York, NY)
  • 1999-2002: Transfiguration Church (Tarrytown, NY)
  • 2002: Retired
  • 2003-2004: Unknown
  • 2007-2013: Department of Veterans Affairs Hospitals and Chaplains (NY)
  • 2009-2012: Hudson Valley Healthcare (Castle Point, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Joseph Hickey:

Fr. Joseph Hickey is listed on the Archdiocese of New York’s 2019 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or the Subject of Eligible IRCP Compensation Claims.

The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. During his retirement, Hickey purportedly worked at the VA Medical Center in Montrose from 1998 to 2011 and Marymount College in Tarrytown, NY, from 2004 to 2012.

His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 2002 until his death is unknown. Hickey died in 2014.

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