Fr. John R. Dwyer: Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. John R. Dwyer

John R. Dwyer
Ordained: 1967
  • 1968-1970: St. Gregory the Great, Bellerose, NY (BRK)
  • 1971-1973: St. James’ Pro-Cathedral/St. James’ Cathedral, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1972-1978: Diocesan Offices and Directors-Vocations, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1974-1977: Cathedral Preparatory Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Elmhurst, NY (BRK)
  • 1978-1979: St. Vincent de Paul’s, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1980-1989: St. Martin of Tours-Fourteen Holy Martyrs, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1990-1996: Released from Diocesan Assignment (BRK)
  • 1990-1993: St. Joseph’s, Bradenton, FL (VEN)
  • 1994-1996: St. Patrick’s, Sarasota, FL (VEN)
  • 1997-2002: Our Lady of the Angelus, Queens, NY (BRK)
  • 2003-2019: Unknown

Fr. John Dwyer was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Fr. Dwyer was reportedly removed from ministry in 2002. In 2019, Fr. Dwyer was included on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s “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. His current whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.