Basil P. Congro: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Basil P. Congro

Ordained: 1978
  • Unknown St. Frederick’s, Edisto Island, SC (CHR)
  • Unknown St. Stephen’s, Edisto Island, SC (CHR)
  • 1978-1979 St. John Cathedral, Fresno, CA (FRS)
  • 1979-1981 Christ the King, Commack, NY (RVC)
  • 1981-1983 St. Mary’s, East Islip, NY (RVC) 2
  • 1984-1994 Military Chaplain
  • 1994-1997 St. Mary’s, Yonges Island, SC (CHR)
  • 1997-1999 St. Anthony’s All Souls’ Memorial, Florence, SC (CHR)
  • 1999-2001 Our Lady of Mercy, Charleston, SC (CHR)
  • 1999-2002 St. Patrick, Charleston, SC (CHR)
  • 2002-2008 Jesus Our Risen Savior, Spartanburg, SC (CHR)
  • 2009-2012 Absent on Leave
  • 2013-2019 Unknown

Fr. Basil Peter Congro worked at various parishes in South Carolina, California, and New York. In 2003, a civil lawsuit was filed against Fr. Congro alleging that he sexually abused a young boy while he worked at St. Mary’s in East Islip, New York in the early 1980s. Fr. Congro’s current whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.