Fr. Thomas M. Gannon, S.J.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Thomas M. Gannon, S.J.

Ordained: 1967
  • 1968: Bellarmine School of Theology, North Aurora, IL (RCK)
  • 1969-1970: Director of Pastoral Research, Province of the Society of Jesus, Oak Park, IL (CHI)
  • 1971-1974: Residence and Publication Office of American Press, New York, NY (NY); Assistant for Jesuits in Formation, Chicago Province, Oak Park, IL (CHI)
  • 1975-1983: Community at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 1984-1986: Director, Woodstock Theological Center, Washington, D.C. (WDC)
  • 1985: Superior, Woodstock Jesuit Community, Washington, D.C. (WDC)
  • 1986: Woodstock Jesuit Community, Washington, D.C. (WDC)
  • 1987-1988: Unknown
  • 1989-1990: Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus – Provincial Office, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 1991-1992: Our Lady of the Gardens, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 1991-2008: Jesuit Heartland Project, Heartland Center, East Chicago, IN (GRY)
  • 1993-2008: Roque Gonzalez Residence – Jesuit Fathers, East Chicago, IN (GRY)
  • 1999-2002: Milford Spiritual Center, Milford, OH (CIN)
  • 2004-2008: Catholic Campaign for Human Development (GRY); Global Solidarity Partnership Program (GRY); Office of Peace and Social Justice (GRY)
  • 2009-2011: Colombiere Center, Clarkston, MI (DET)
  • 2011: Died

Fr. Thomas Gannon was ordained a Jesuit priest. Fr. Gannon is named on the USA Midwest Province Jesuits’ list of “USA Midwest Province Jesuits with Established Allegation(s)of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.” According to this list, Fr. Gannon is accused of sexually abusing minors from approximately 1961 to 1966 while he worked at St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio; in approximately 1983 while he worked at St. James Church in Gary, Indiana; in approximately 1993 while he worked at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Chicago, Illinois; and in approximately 1998 while he worked at Holy Family Church in Chicago, Illinois.