Br. “Damian” John J. McMahon – Archdiocese of Baltimore

by | Aug 10, 2023 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Br. “Damian” John McMahon

Archdiocese of Baltimore/Xaverian Brothers

Br. "Damian" John J. McMahon Horowitz Law

Joined: 1943

Retired: 1990

Died: 2015


Assignment History:

  • 1946-1947      Francis de Sales High School, Utica, NY
  • 1948-1951      Matthew’s School, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1951-1952      Working Boys’ Home, Newton Highlands, MA
  • 1952-1957      Francis de Sales High School, Utica, NY
  • 1957-1965      St. Joseph High School, Baltimore, MD
  • 1965-1974      Xavier High School, Louisville, KY
  • 1974-1978      Tampa Catholic High School, Tampa, FL
  • 1978-1983      Ryken High School, Leonardtown, MD
  • 1983-1984      Joseph Regional High School, Montvale, NJ
  • 1984-1987      Don Bosco College, Newton, NJ
  • 1987-1988      Xaverian High School, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1988-1990      Nazareth High School, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2010-              Placed on Safety Plan


Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Br. John McMahon:

Br. (Damian) John J. McMahon was one of the priests identified by the Maryland Attorney General as having been accused of sexually abusing minors and having resided in or been assigned in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

In 2010, the Xaverian Brothers received a report that Br. McMahon had sexually abused a minor in the late 1980s. Br. McMahon was then placed on a safety plan that restricted his interactions with minors.

Br. McMahon’s name appears on the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s list of priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors. Br. McMahon’s name also appears on the Xaverian Brothers’ list of brothers credibly accused of sexually abusing minors.

According to the Xaverian Brothers’ list, Br. McMahon died in 2015.

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