Fr. Eugene A. Connolly: Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. Eugene A. Connolly

Ordained: 1967
  • Unknown: St. Gabriel’s, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • Unknown: Our Lady of Angels, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1968-1969: St. Agnes’, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1970-1976: On Duty Outside the Diocese (BRK); Diocesan Mission Apostolate, Paraguay
  • 1977: On Duty Outside the Diocese (BRK); Diocesan Mission Apostolate, Diocese Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
  • 1978-1983: Assigned to Diocesan Mission Apostolate (BRK); Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
  • 1984-1989: Special Assignment (BRK); Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
  • 1990-1991: Released from Diocesan Assignment (BRK); c/o P.O. Box C, Brooklyn, NY 11202 (BRK)
  • 1992-1994: Holy Family, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1995-2006: Unknown
  • 2007: Sacred Heart, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 2008-2016: Unknown
  • 2017: Died

Fr. Eugene Connolly was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Fr. Connolly is believed to have worked as a Diocesan Mission Apostolate within the Diocese of Coronel Oviedo located in Paraguay. He was removed from ministry in 2004. Fr. Connolly 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. Fr. Connolly’s whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he had access to children from approximately 1995 until 2006 and from 2008 until his death are unknown.