Fr. Henry C. Sewall: Clergy With Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Henry C. Sewall

Ordained: 1960
  • 1961-1963: Our Lady of the Rosary, New Hartford, NY
  • 1964: Unknown
  • 1965-1971: Utica Catholic Academy, Utica, NY
  • 1972-1976: Utica Faculty House, Utica, NY
  • 1977-1979: Notre Dame High School, Utica, NY
  • 1980-1982: Special assignment (Episcopal Vicar for Eastern Region)
  • 1983-1990: Our Lady of Lourdes, Utica, NY
  • 1991-1994: Utica, NY
  • 1995: Unknown
  • 1996: On duty outside the Diocese
  • 1997: On duty outside the Diocese (St. Peter Church)
  • 1998-1999: On duty outside the Diocese
  • 2000-2001: Unknown
  • 2002-2003: Absent on sick leave
  • 2004-2014: Unknown
  • 7/11/2015: Died

After he was accused of child sexual abuse in 2002, Fr. Henry C. Sewall admitted that he had “engaged in sexual misconduct” while he was a high school principal. Three lawsuits filed in 2002 accused Sewall of child sexual abuse. In 2003, the Diocese of Syracuse stated that Fr. Sewall had been permanently removed from ministry due to allegations of child sexual abuse.