Fr. Esteban Rodriguez, O.Carm.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Esteban Rodriguez, O.Carm.

Ordained: 1986
  • 1987-1990 Unknown
  • 1991-1993 St. Thomas Aquinas, New York, NY (BRK)
  • 1994-1997 Unknown
  • 1998-1999 St. Simon Stock, Bronx, NY (NY)
  • 2000-2003 Unknown
  • 2004-2008 St. Albert’s, Middletown, NY (NY)
  • 2009-2019 Unknown

Fr. Esteban Rodriguez was ordained a priest of the Carmelite Fathers and Brothers. A 2001 lawsuit accused Fr. Rodriguez and four other priests of child sexual abuse. The priests are alleged to have paid a minor boy for sex between January 1996 and August 1998 at St. Simon Stock in Bronx, New York. The lawsuit settled in 2001. Fr. Rodriguez was believed to be in Puerto Rico in the early 2000s. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.