Br. Gregory Madigan, o.s.c: Substantiated Claim of Abusing a Minor

Br. Gregory Madigan, o.s.c

  • 1955-1958: Crosier Community Diocese of Lincoln, Hastings, NE (LIN)
  • 1958-1960: Wawasee Preparatory School Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Syracuse, IN (FTW)
  • 1960-1961: Crosier Community Archdiocese of New York, White Plains, NY (NY)
  • 1961-1987: Crosier Seminary Diocese of St. Cloud, Onamia, MN (SCL)
  • 1988: Sabbatical
  • 1988-1990: Crosier Community Archdiocese of Chicago, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 1990-2000: Crosier Community Archdiocese of New York, New Rochelle, NY (NY)
  • 2000-2003: Crosier Community Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Shoreview, MN (STP)
  • 2004-2019: Crosier Community Diocese of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ (PHX)


Br. Gregory Madigan is a member of the Crosier Fathers and Brothers. Br. Madigan allegedly admitted to sexually abusing a minor boy in approximately the 1980s. Br. Madigan also reportedly admitted to sexually abusing other boys and it is believed that he abused at least six boys in the 1960s and 1970s. Following his admission of abuse, the Crosiers sent Br. Madigan to St. Luke Institute in Silver Spring, Maryland, an institution known for treating priests accused of child sexual abuse. When he returned he was reportedly given clerical positions at Crosier facilities in New York, Chicago, and Minnesota. Br. Madigan was included on the Crosiers’ “List of names of Crosiers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors” in the section “The following Crosiers were named publicly. Since then, three have died and one has left the Crosier Order.” Br. Madigan is believed to be living under restriction in Phoenix, Arizona. His current status as a brother and whether he has access to children are unknown.