Fr. Jerome Moody – Archdiocese of Baltimore

by | Aug 9, 2023 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Fr. Jerome Moody

Archdiocese of Baltimore/Redemptorists

Fr. Jerome Moody Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1973

Died: 2006


Assignment History:

  • 1975-1984 Pastor, Saint James and Saint John Church, Baltimore, MD
  • 1984 Pastor, Saints Peter and Paul, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
  • 1999 Caribbean Region of the Baltimore Province, Regional Superior


Summary of Abuse Allegations against Fr. Jerome Moody:

Fr. Jerome Moody was one of the 156 priests identified by the Maryland Attorney General as having been accused of sexually abusing minors during their tenure with the Archdiocese of Baltimore.


According to the Attorney General’s report, a man reported in 2005 having been sexually abused by Fr. Moody over the course of three years, beginning in approximately 1975, when the victim was 14 years old. The victim was a member of the youth group at St. James and St. John Church in Baltimore. Fr. Moody hosted sleepovers in the rectory, inviting one boy at a time. On multiple occasions, at these sleepovers, Fr. Moody sexually abused the victim.


Fr. Moody’s name appears on the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s list of priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct with a minor. Fr. Moody’s name also appears on the Redemptorist Order’s list of priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct with a minor.


According to the Redemptorist Order, Fr. Moody died in 2006.

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