Fr. John T. Soister: Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. John T. Soister

Ordained, 1976
  • 1977: St. Catharine of Alexandria, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1978: On Sick Leave (BRK)
  • 1979-1993: Unknown

Fr. John Soister was ordained a Diocesan priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Fr. Soister was accused of the sexual abuse of a minor girl in 1976. Fr. Soister 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 section “Diocese of Brooklyn Clergy Who Were Deceased/or Resigned Prior to a Finding of Credibility.” It is reported that Fr. Soister may have been laicized in approximately 1994. Fr. Soister’s current whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has had access to children from 1978 through the present are unknown.