Andrew Manetta (O.F.M.Cap.): Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Andrew Manetta (O.F.M.Cap.)

  • 1983: Ordained
  • 1984-1987: Foreign Missions, Mariana Islands, Guam
  • 1988: American Cassinese Federation
  • 1989-1994: Santa Teresita Church, Magilao, Guam
  • 1995-2001: St. Fidelis Friary, Agana Heights, Guam
  • 1995-1997: St. Elizabeth Church, Aiea, HI
  • 2001-2003: Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Pearl City, HI
  • 2004-2017: Unknown

Notes: Fr. Andrew Manetta was a member of the Capuchin Franciscans religious order. The majority of his career was spent at mission churches in Guam where multiple victims have accused him of sexual abuse. He abused a boy over a period of four years from approximately 1997 to 2001. The survivor alleged that Fr. Manetta plied him with alcohol and sexually assaulted him. In 2002, after his time in Pearl City, HI, Fr. Manetta’s superiors reassigned him to New York. Fr. Manetta is believed to be living in Danbury, CT. It is unknown whether Fr. Manetta remains a priest and whether he has access to children.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]