Sr. Mary Cassiana – Diocese of Buffalo

| Aug 7, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Sister Mary Cassiana

Diocese of Buffalo


Vows: 1940

Died: 2008

Assigned as follows:

  • 1997-2003; 1979-1988: St. Francis of Assisi (Newburgh, NY)
  • 1965-1967: Maria Regina High School (Hartsdale, NY)
  • 1988-1997; 1959-1965; 1950-1957: St. Casimir’s School (Yonkers, NY)
  • 1945-1947: St. Joseph’s (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • 1943-1945: St. Clemens Mary (Manhattan, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Sister Mary Cassiana:

Sister Mary Cassiana entered the Sisters of the Resurrection in 1931 and professed her final vows in 1940. She dedicated her career to education and served in various roles as a teacher, principal and community supervisor in multiple schools for the Archdiocese. She died in September 2008 at Resurrection Nursing Home in Castleton. She was 91years old.

According to media reports, in 2020, Sister Cassiana was named in a lawsuit against the Diocese of Buffalo in which was accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo in New York. The Diocese of Buffalo filed for bankruptcy protection in February 2020. Our lawyers are now offering free legal consultations to discuss a potential lawsuit and your other options as a survivor of sexual abuse by priests and other employees of the Buffalo Diocese.

Very strict filing deadlines will soon be set by the Bankruptcy Court.  Most victims of abuse will never be able to recover damages if they miss this deadline, so please contact us to discuss your case today. Call us at 888-283-9922 or send an e-mail to [email protected].