Fr. John D. Lewandowski: Substantiated Allegations of Abuse of a Minor

Fr. John D. Lewandowski

Ordination: 1954
  • 1955-1960: Unknown
  • 1961: St. Joseph, Bliss, NY
  • 1962-1963: Saints Peter and Paul, Bliss, NY
  • 1964-1965: Assumption, Buffalo, NY
  • 1966: Notre Dame Du Lac Retreat House, Bemus Point, NY
  • 1967: Our Mother of Good Counsel, Blasdell, NY
  • 1968-1970: Absent on leave
  • 1971-1972: Absent on sick leave
  • 1973-1982: Unknown
  • 1982: Died

On March 20, 2018, the Diocese of Buffalo included Fr. John D. Lewandowski on its list of priests who have been accused of child sexual abuse. The diocese did not disclose any information regarding the allegations or Fr. Lewandowski’s prior assignments. According to the diocese, Fr. Lewandowski died in 1982.