In April 2003, Br. Howard Murphy, a Marist Brother, was named in a child sexual abuse lawsuit. Br. Murphy was a guidance counselor at St. Mary’s High School in Manhasset, New York when he allegedly sexually abused a 15-year-old boy in approximately 1984. The abuse allegedly occurred while on a school trip to the Marist Brothers Retreat House in Wappingers Falls, New York.
Br. Howard Murphy is believed to be residing in West Babylon, New York.