Fr. John B. Mea: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. John B. Mea


  • 1945-1948 St. Mary’s, Hudson Falls, NY (ALB)
  • 1949-1953 St. Teresa’s, Albany, NY (ALB)
  • 1954 St. Margaret’s, Rotterdam Junction, NY (ALB)
  • 1955-1961 Blessed Sacrament, Albany, NY (ALB)
  • 1962-1963 St. Patrick’s, Johnstown, NY (ALB)
  • 1964-1967 St. James’, North Creek, NY (ALB)
  • 1968-1984 St. Joseph’s, Fort Edward, NY (ALB)
  • 1984 Died


Fr. John B. Mea worked in the Diocese of Albany for four decades. Fr. Mea was accused in a 2003 civil lawsuit of sexually abusing and threatening an altar boy in a church rectory for a period of more than three years in the early 1960s. The lawsuit was eventually dismissed due to the statute of limitations.