Fr. Thomas J. Colgan – Diocese of Rockville Centre

| Apr 9, 2021 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Thomas J. Colgan

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Ordained: 1949

Died: 2018

Assignment History:

  • 1949-1958:           St. Anne (Garden City, NY)
  • 1958-1970:           St. Raymond (East Rockaway, NY)
  • 1970-1972:           St. Paul the Apostle (Glen Head, NY)
  • 1972-1973:           St. Thomas the Apostle (W. Hempstead, NY)
  • 1973-1997:           St. Philip Neri (Northport, NY)
  • 2000-Unknown:    Notre Dame (New Hyde Park, NY)
  • 2001-Unknown:    St. Agnes (Greenport, NY)
  • 2001-2002:           Our Lady of Ostrabrama (Cutchogue, NY)
  • 2002-2003:           St. Edward (Syosset, NY)
  • 2003:                     St. Isidore (Riverhead, NY)
  • 2003:                     Sts. Peter & Paul (Manorville, NY)
  • 2003-2004:           Our Lady of Miraculous Medal (Point Lookout, NY)
  • 2004:                     Cure of Ars (Merrick, NY)
  • 2004:                     St. Vincent de Paul (Elmont, NY)
  • 2007:                     Mt. Carmel (Patchogue, NY)
  • 2007:                     St. Anthony Padua (Rocky Point, NY)
  • 2007:                     St. Thomas More (Hauppauge, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Thomas J. Colgan:

Fr. Thomas J. Colgan is listed on the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s 2021 List of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. The list states that the alleged sexual abuse occurred while Colgan worked at St. Philip Neri Church in Northport, NY, sometime between 1973-1997. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. Colgan died in 2018.

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