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.