Fr. James G. Sickler: Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. James G. Sickler

James G. Sickler
Ordained: 1952
  • 1953-1954: St. Frances de Chantal, Wantagh, NY (BRK)
  • 1955-1959: Good Shepherd, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1960: Unknown
  • 1961-1965: St. Pancras, Glendale, NY (BRK)
  • 1966-1969: St. Gabriel, East Elmhurst, NY (BRK)
  • 1970: Blessed Sacrament, Jackson Heights, NY (BRK)
  • 1971-1979: St. Rose of Lima, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1980-1983: St. Savior, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1984-1994: St. Ann’s, Queens, NY (BRK)
  • 1995-1996: St. Finbar, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1996: Died

Fr. James Sickler was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn. In a civil lawsuit filed in October 2003, 27 people alleged abuse by 24 priests, including Fr. Sickler. Fr. Sickler was named on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s 2019 “List of Diocesan Clergy for Whom the Diocese Received Allegations of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor,” in the subsection “Clergy Members of the Diocese of Brooklyn with Credible Allegations: Credibility Deemed by Diocesan Review Board Determination and/or Admission on Behalf of the Cleric.” The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown.