Br. Thomas Duffin: Identified in Sexual Abuse Claims

Br. Thomas Duffin

Brother Thomas Duffin
Ordained: Unknown
  • 1961: Joined the Irish Christian Brothers
  • 1963-1965: Edmond Rice Hall, New Rochelle, NY
  • 1965-1969: Damien Memorial High School, Honolulu, HI
  • 1969-1972: Br. Rice High School, Birmingham, MI
  • 1972-1978: Br. Rice High School, Chicago, IL
  • 1978-1982: St. Patrick’s High School Principal, Vallejo, CA
  • 1982-1999: St. Laurence High School, Burbank, IL
  • 1999: Died

In 2012, the Irish Christian Brothers filed for bankruptcy. Multiple survivors filed claims in the bankruptcy alleging sexual abuse by Br. Thomas Duffin when they were students at Brother Rice in Chicago. In 2013, three sexual abuse survivors filed lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by Br. Duffin when he was assigned to Damien Memorial High School in the late 1960’s.