Fr. Rocco F. Verrengio (Verengio): Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. Rocco F. Verrengio (Verengio)

Ordained: 1970
  • 1971 St. Rita’s, Long Island City, NY (BRK)
  • 1972 St. Margaret’s, Middle Village, NY (BRK)
  • 1973 St. Mary Star of the Sea, Far Rockaway, NY (BRK)
  • 1974-1975 St. Rita’s, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1976-1977 St. John Evangelist, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1978 St. Mary Star of the Sea, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1979-1981 On Duty Outside the Diocese (BRK); St. Angela Merici Rectory, Brea, CA (ORG)
  • 1982 Released From Diocesan Assignment (BRK); St. Angela Merici Rectory, Brea, CA (ORG)
  • 1983 St. Barbara’s, Santa Ana, CA (ORG); Absent On Leave (BRK)
  • 1984 Released From Diocesan Assignment (BRK)
  • 1985 St. Frances de Chantal, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1986 St. Stanislaus Kostka, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1987 St. Joan of Arc, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1988 St. Jerome’s, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1989-1990 Holy Name, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1990-1992 Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1993 Absent On Sick Leave (BRK)
  • 1994-1996 Holy Rosary, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1997-2007 Unknown
  • 2008-2012 Retired; P.O. Box 61321, Staten Island, NY 10306 (BRK)
  • 2012 Died

Fr. Rocco Verrengio was ordained a Diocesan priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn. In 2019, Fr. Verrengio 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 “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 occurred, are unknown. Fr. Verrengio’s status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1997 until his death in 2012 are unknown.