Robert L. Brown: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Robert L. Brown

In 2014, the Diocese of Rockville Centre received a report of child sexual abuse against Fr. Robert L. Brown. Fr. Brown worked at St. Catherine of Sienna in Franklin Square, New York when he allegedly sexually abused a teenage boy from approximately 1981 to 1989.

Fr. Robert L. Brown was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Rockville Centre in 1957 and worked at the following locations:

  • 1958-1968: St. Agnes’ Cathedral, Rockville Centre, NY
  • 1969-1981: St. Mary’s, Manhasset, NY
  • 1982-1991: St. Catherine of Sienna, Franklin Square, NY
  • 1992-1994: St. Christopher, Baldwin, NY

Fr. Robert L. Brown died on November 23, 1994.

(Source: Official Catholic Directory &