In 1987, Fr. John Lugowski, O.F.M. Conv., plead guilty to sexually abusing a 10 year old boy. He served eight months of his one year sentence in the Broome County jail. Fr. Lugowski admitted to sexually abusing five boys between approximately 1981 and 1987.
Fr. John Lugowski was ordained in 1976 and worked at St. Joseph’s in Endicott, New York from approximately 1982 to 1984. In 1984, the Franciscan order transferred Fr. Lugowski from St. Joseph’s to a parish in New Jersey. In 1989, Fr. Lugowski left the Franciscan order and went on to become a computer programmer in New Jersey. He is believed to be residing in Point Pleasant Boro, New Jersey.
(Source: Official Catholic Directory & www.bishop-accountability.org)