Fr. Gennaro M. Simonetti: Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. Gennaro M. Simonetti

Ordained: 1938
  • 1939 Unknown
  • 1940-1958 St. Joseph Patron of the Universal Church, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1959-1983 Our Lady of Miracles, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1984-1987 Retired, Our Lady of Miracles, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1988-1998 Our Lady of Miracles, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1998 Died

Fr. Gennaro Simonetti was ordained in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Fr. Simonetti was accused of sexually abusing a minor boy at an after-school program at Our Lady of Miracles School in the late 1970s. Fr. Simonetti 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 “Diocese of Brooklyn Clergy Who Were Deceased/Or Resigned Prior to a Finding of Credibility.”