Fr. James P. Smyth

Ordained: 1931
Assignments:
  • 1932-1953 St. Anselm’s, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1954 Holy Innocents, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1955-1960 St. Cecilia’s, Brooklyn NY (BRK)
  • 1961-1967 St. Thomas More-St. Edmund, Rockaway Breezy Points, New York, NY (BRK)
  • 1968-1973 St. Therese of Lisieux, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1973 Retired; St. Therese of Lisieux, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1973 Died

Fr. James Smyth was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Fr. Smyth reportedly retired in 1972. Fr. Smyth 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.” The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the abuse took place, are unknown.