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.